Meaning of lumpenintelligentsia in English:

lumpenintelligentsia

Pronunciation /ˌlʌmpənˌɪntɛlɪˈdʒɛnsɪə/ /ˌlʌmpənɪnˌtɛlɪˈdʒɛnsɪə/

noun

derogatory British
  • A section of the intelligentsia regarded as making no useful contribution to society, or as lacking taste, culture, etc. Also more generally: the intelligentsia collectively, regarded as worthless or powerless.

Origin

1930s. From lumpen- + intelligentsia.