The common people generally.
Ancient Greek expression for "the many" or "the people"
Outside, the hoi polloi go round with knuckles dragging on the ground.
You have a chauffeur because driving yourself is for the hoi polloi.
The monarchy's longevity is entirely predicated on the hoi polloi's continued support and acquiescence.
To the hoi polloi these differences are functionally invisible.
No bus routes came that way: there was too much risk of hoi polloi getting in.
They did not trust the hoi polloi to choose a leader without help from their elders.
Gregor, pressing the trousers of the hoi polloi!
But esthetic beatitude can be obtained only by a few; it is not for the hoi polloi.
They get the well-heeled from place to place at altitudes that put them literally above the hoi polloi.
He speaks condescendingly of the " hoi polloi."
For they never vary, never waver, never pander to other elements like hoi polloi offering cheap wares in the marketplace.
He'd been rapped on the knuckles for assault, a frequent charge when keeping the hoi polloi from a public figure like Mr.
She was of course safely above the hoi polloi, closeted in the epicentre of Cheltenham privilege known as the Queen Mother stand.
There is no getting away from the fact the royal family continues to exist only with the constant assent of the hoi polloi.
Yet occasional lapses in their awareness of matters accorded importance by the hoi polloi are mercilessly pilloried by the tabloids, writes Michael Parsons.
There was a restricted zone in every Greek and Roman temple called the adytum, into which the hoi polloi could never gain admittance.
Translations for hoi polloi