prolefeed

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Etymology[edit]

prole +‎ feed, first used in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949).

Noun[edit]

prolefeed (uncountable)

  1. Worthless entertainment and propaganda designed to satisfy the masses.
    • 2002, Theatre Record (volume 22, issues 10-18, page 615)
      Far from being guaranteed to blow your mind, We Will Rock You is guaranteed to bore you rigid. The show is prolefeed at its worst.
    • 2008, Mark Watterson, Don't Weep for Me, America (page 209)
      Thousands have escaped Plato's cave to form the resistance. The proles remaining in the cave continue to be subjected to prolefeed from the enemy, but they love to be entertained and it hasn't even occurred to them that their freedom and their American sovereignty is on the verge of extinction.

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