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Pariah

Refers to a member belonging to a low caste; an untouchable

Apr 1, 2013 11:44 IST

Pariah: Noun

Pronunciation: puh’-RAHY-uh’

Difficulty Level: Medium

Meaning: refers to a member belonging to a low caste; an untouchable

Usage/Example

1. His philandering ways turned him into a pariah.

2. The pariahs of one age—programme-trading, short-selling, junk bonds—are usually reborn in respectable garb in the next.