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Nearby, a memorial is covered in famous quotes; "God must love the common man, he made so many of them," one reads.

Government activism on behalf of the common man was an unforgivable sin to be extirpated from the body politic.

As seen in the chart, Wall Street seems to agree with the common man and is betting on CBS over Time Warner Cable.

His instinct for communicating with what FDR called “the common man” equals his grasp of complex issues.

Each came from humble backgrounds; each had known real adversity and expressed genuine empathy for the common man.

Bacon's Rebellion is remembered in history primarily as a revolt of the plain, common man against a privileged few.

The common man has no conception of it; his weak brain becomes perplexed the moment he attempts to think of Him.

It would be very foolish to write for the common man or to attempt to cure his prejudices all at once.

Even the steed of this youthful soldier seemed to be conscious that he sustained the weight of no common man.

The common man dare not enter upon the most trivial undertaking, if, in the judgment of the scholar, it is not according to law.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to common man, such as: average person, lowest common denominator, and woman in the street.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.