noun. ['ˈmæsəz, ˈmæsɪz'] the common people generally.
- the great unwashed
- hoi polloi
- rich people
- poor people
Words that Rhyme with Masses
Example sentences of the word masses
1. Noun, plural
Once you have some talent on board, you can start advertising to the masses.
Quotes containing the word masses
1. Serious art has been the work of individual artists whose art has had nothing to do with style because they were not in the least connected with the style or the needs of the masses. Their work arose rather in defiance of their times.
- Franz Marc
2. The concept of commercialism in the fashion and art world is looked down upon. You know, just to think, 'What amount of creativity does it take to make something that masses of people like?' And, 'How does creativity apply across the board?'
- Kanye West
3. Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. No one in this world, so far as I know—and I have researched the records for years, and employed agents to help me—has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.
- H.L. Mencken, Notes on Democracy