As in other definitions, used to describe a person deemed of a lower, more worthless social rank. Created by George Orwell in his book "Nineteen Eighty-Four", to describe the lower insignificant classes of the fantastical British state.
"The proles are out on the streets causing trouble again."
by nick May 13, 2004
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From "proletarian" meaning wage-earner or worker. The shortened version being a derogatory term used by the middle and upper classes to deride the working class majority.
Oh Tarquin, look at those wretched proles. Set the hounds on them.
by Thee Red Monkey June 2, 2006
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from the word proletarian -
1. a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
2. a person whose only contribution to the ongoing of the community is to produce offspring and pay taxes
"That debug kid is a prole"
by UrbanWolf March 26, 2003
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(noun) Alternate term for "annoying new person" or n00b. Used to confer a lower social rank on the person by the person delivering the insult.
Person1: "hey guys, limp bizkit rox"
Person2: "Shut the **** up, prole"
by The Business September 11, 2003
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A person who is so uninformed and so stupid, they are literally incapable of ever having a chance of developing any kind of political, social, or economic importance or power.
"We were losing to Trinity yesterday at Squash, and a bunch of Proles from the streets of Hartford came in to watch us play. Thank Allah we are now back in Princeton where it is safe."
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The gap between the back of the collar of a man's shirt and his suit, which indicates that the suit is cheap and does not fit properly, and that its wearer is lower class (proletarian). Also "pleb gap."
Executive: The new guy in accounting doesn't seem as if he belongs in a firm like ours.
Fellow executive: Yes, you can tell that just by looking at his suit: he's got prole gap.
Executive: What???
Fellow executive: A gap between a guy's suit and shirt collar is a sign that the suit is not fitted properly and that the guy's a prole.
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Support for a woman's right to choose by a working class individual - often necessitated by economic hardship.
Thanks to the recession, Kathy's now "prole choice" since she can't afford to raise a kid making minimum wage.
by Fitzroy February 21, 2008
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