commoner definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person not of the nobility; member of the commonalty
- Brit. at some universities, a student who does not have a scholarship and therefore pays for food (called commons) and other expenses
Origin: Middle English communer ; from commun, common
commoner definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One of the common people.
- A person without noble rank or title.