Peon - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpiːən|  American pronunciation of the word peon
Brit.  |ˈpiːən|  British pronunciation of the word peon

noun

- a laborer who is obliged to do menial work (syn: drudge, navvy)

Examples

“Those rich politicians don't care about peons like us,” she complained.

...the company had plenty of low-paying positions for people who were content to be peons all their lives...

Word forms

noun
singular: peon
plural: peons
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