n[colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo]
- 1 (British English/inglés británico) ordinario, (m,f), naco, (m,f) (Mexico/México) [colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo], mersa (masculine and feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo], roto, (masculine, feminine) (Chile) [colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo]More example sentences
- It was with a certain degree of self-confessed smugness that I looked out as the blustery wind swept around headquarters and the ordinary plebs tried to wrap up against the elements.
- Tressell wrote his book for the coffee tables of the dissenting middle classes rather than for plebs like Towers and me.
- The truly posh very rarely have much to do with this, so it tends to be the upper middle class vs the utter plebs.
- 2the plebs la chusma [colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo], la plebe [humorous/humorístico]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.