Human beings in general or considered collectively
Something regarded as inducing a false and unrealistic sense of contentment among people
The state prosecution in a trial
The men, women, and children of a particular nation, community, or ethnic group
A human being regarded as an individual
Please everyone, typically by regularly altering one’s behavior or opinions in order to conform to those of others
crowds of people
Homeless people, especially those who carry their possessions in disposable shopping bags.
Refugees who have left a country by sea, in particular the Vietnamese who fled in small boats to Hong Kong, Australia, and elsewhere after the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam in 1975
Collectively: the inhabitants of a boggy area. rare.
A people or nation regarded as especially favoured by God; specifically the Israelites, Jewish people.
(With the) the fairies or elves collectively; (also occasionally) witches collectively.
With plural concord. Persons who are regarded as non-existent or unimportant, especially with regard to entitlement to rights. Also with singular concord: a group of persons regarded as unimportant or denied entitlement to rights.
People who are elderly
A sovereign people.
People who work in a mine or pit.
A collection of people each of whom is a pod person; any group made up of individuals perceived to be identical to one another.
The Jewish people considered (in Jewish and Christian tradition) as having been selected by God for a special relationship with him
Members of the established church of a particular place, especially of the Church of England (now chiefly historical); (later also more generally) members of a church, churchgoers.
People, regarded as the inhabitants of this world, as opposed to the spiritual or supernatural realm; human beings.
(Usually in plural) the aboriginal peoples of Canada, considered collectively; Canadian Indians, Inuit, and Metis; (also more generally) the aboriginal peoples of any country or region.
The ordinary people in a country, organization, etc., who do not have much power
Members of a former cult known chiefly for its belief in sexual freedom, led by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (d. 1990) and so named because of their orange robes.
(With plural concord) a peace movement established in Northern Ireland in 1976 to campaign for a peaceful resolution of the conflict there.
A person or animal that eats human flesh
An electronic device used to record the television viewing habits of a household so that the information obtained can be used to compile ratings
A means of transportation, in particular any of a number of automated systems for carrying large numbers of people over short distances
A person who enjoys or is particularly good at interacting with others
Political pressure exercised through the public demonstration of popular opinion
The ability to interact with or relate well to others, especially in a work environment.
Spend time idly observing people in a public place
The Amish, the Mennonites, and the Dunkers, three strict Christian sects emphasizing a simple way of life
Newspaper journalists, reporters, members of the press.
English regional (south-western). Fairies.
People who live or work on the street, or habitually occupy the streets; (now especially) homeless or vagrant people.
People who live in the country.
People who work for a trading post; compare sense 2a (now historical).
A people given to telling parables as a means of illustrating or clarifying moral principles.
In Christian use, applied to those chosen by God for salvation (the elect); also to the members of the Christian Church, or of a particular Christian sect or denomination, regarded as such.
A business in which contact with customers, or customer satisfaction, is (portrayed as) the most important element; a business in a service industry.
A motor vehicle with three rows of seats, enabling the transport of more passengers than the average car
Skilled at or focused on interaction with people
An inexpensive car designed for mass sale.
A person who organizes or is involved in the illegal transportation of immigrants from one country to another.
A device that chemically analyses the air around the human body, or one for detecting the presence of hidden persons by chemical (or physical) means.
A war in which the common people are regarded as fighting against the ruling classes or foreign aggressors.
The action or practice of spending time idly observing people in a public place
Aboriginal people from areas near inland watercourses
People who regularly receive communion or who are old enough to do so, communicants.