The phrase "powers-that-be" is often used to refer to those in authority or control. Some antonyms for this phrase could be "underdogs," "commoners," or "ordinary people." These terms suggest a lack of power or authority compared to the "powers-that-be." Other antonyms could include "the oppressed," "the marginalized," or "the disenfranchised." These words imply a group of people who have been marginalized or unjustly treated by those in power. In contrast to the "powers-that-be," these antonyms suggest a lack of agency or control over one's life and fate.
Antonym of the day
- abandon, follow, misguide.