Coined by Icelandic comedian and mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr (in his novel Plebbabókin, literally meaning “The Book of Plebs”) from the Latin word plēbs (“plebeians, common people”), the lower class in Ancient Rome.
- (slang, neologism) a pleb, a common person. Person out of their class at an event or gathering.
- (slang, neologism) A pathetic person seeking wealth and fake happiness. A typical "low-life."