One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of low social status.
rabble, scum, refuse, garbage, rubbish, trash, vermin, the lowest of the low, in the underclass, the dregs of society, good-for-nothings, undesirablesView synonyms
- ‘He's as common as muck, and God help him if he has to perform state duties - he can't stand foreigners.’
- ‘She is posing as a lady but she is really as common as muck.’
- ‘Sean Connery comes from the East of Scotland, with a 'posh' kinda tone, but we are from the West side and sound as common as muck.’
- ‘You know, Ramirez, sometimes you seem as common as muck, and other times you're the most princely person I've met.’
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