Associations to the word «Commoner»


COMMONER, adjective. Comparative form of common: more common
COMMONER, noun. A member of the common people who holds no title or rank.
COMMONER, noun. (British) Someone who is not of noble rank.
COMMONER, noun. (British) (at Oxbridge universities) An undergraduate who does not hold either a scholarship or an exhibition.
COMMONER, noun. (obsolete) (UK) (Oxford University) A student who is not dependent on any foundation for support, but pays all university charges; at Cambridge called a pensioner.
COMMONER, noun. Someone holding common rights because of residence or land ownership in a particular manor, especially rights on common land.
COMMONER, noun. (obsolete) One sharing with another in anything.
COMMONER, noun. (obsolete) A prostitute.

Dictionary definition

COMMONER, noun. A person who holds no title.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke