Coined by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, "the great unwashed" refers to the lower classes.
The common people.
The great unwashed enjoy reality TV and shopping at Wal-Mart.
© 1999-2015 Urban Dictionary ®
Free Daily Email
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from email@example.com. We'll never spam you.