groundling definition

  • noun:
    • A plant or an animal that lives on or close to the floor.
    • A bottom seafood.
    • A person with uncultivated tastes.
    • A spectator in the cheap standing-room element of an Elizabethan movie theater.
    • any one of different plants or animals living on or nearby the floor, as a benthic seafood or base feeder
    • by organization, a person of uncultivated or uncultured taste
    • in Elizabethan movie theater: a gathering member (usually standing) in the low priced part
    • A fish that keeps at the end of this liquid, once the loach.
    • A spectator inside pit of a theater, which formerly ended up being on a lawn, and without floor or benches.
    • What life upon the bottom; a terrestrial pet.—2. A fish which habitually remains at the end for the water.
    • The ring-plover, Ægialites hiaticula.
    • Formerly, a spectator who stood when you look at the pit of a theater, that was virtually on the floor, having neither flooring nor benches.
    • therefore, allusively, one of the typical herd; when you look at the plural, the vulgar.
    • in Elizabethan theater: a playgoer in the cheap standing section
  • others:
    • Of a base or groveling nature.

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