Definition of plebeianism in US English:

plebeianism

(also plebianism)

noun

  • Plebeian rank, character, or style.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Susanna Centilivre (bap. 1664, d. 1723), playwright and actress. From either plebeian or plebeian + -ism.

Pronunciation

plebeianism

/plɪˈbiːənɪz(ə)m/