adj. Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people. Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports; a plebeian throng.
- n. One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician. One of the common people, or lower rank of men. One who is classed among the common people, as distinguished from the nobles. Happily in this country the order of nobles does not exist.