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Definition of "common man" []

  • The average citizen, as contrasted with the social, political or cultural elite. (noun)

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Use "common man" in a sentence
  • "Aune: Even a common man like myself has something he is bound to maintain."
  • "Thus, at the turn of the century the common man in the streetcould no longer find any special admiration for the princess who rode alongthe front in uniform."
  • "It was, for Forsythe, a familiar pattern: common man meets Important Personage and instantly starts walking on eggs."