Of, relating to, or characteristic of the proletariat.
A member of the proletariat; a worker.
Of the proletariat.
A member of the proletariat; worker.
Origin of proletarian
- From Latin prōlētārius belonging to the lowest class of Roman citizens (viewed as contributing to the state only through having children) from prōlēs offspring al-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition