Thursday, June 7, 2007

Word of the Day

Word of the Day

lumpen \LUHM-puhn; LUM-puhn\, adjective;
plural lumpen, also lumpens:

1. Of or relating to dispossessed and displaced individuals, especially those who have lost social status.
2. Common; vulgar.
3. A member of the underclass, especially the lowest social stratum.

Example: In prison, Paris Hilton must have taken some thumpin' from some lumpen.

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