lumpen definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding dispossessed, often displaced people who have already been stop from the socioeconomic course with that they would normally be identified: lumpen intellectuals struggling to find work with their particular industries.
    • Of or concerning the lumpenproletariat.
    • Vulgar or typical; plebeian: "desirable novelists and their particular mass audience remain a despised lumpen minorityā€¯ ( Leslie Fiedler).
    • Of or referring to personal outcasts.
    • Of or relating to the lumpenproletariat.
    • Plebeian
    • psychologically sluggish.
    • mentally slow
  • noun:
    • The lumpenproletariat.
    • an associate associated with lumpenproletariat.
    • identical to lumpenproletariat.
    • The European eelpout; -- labeled as also lumper.
  • others:
    • Past participle of limp.

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