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noun as in everyone

noun as in lowest common denominator

noun as in man in the street

noun as in ragtag and bobtail

noun as in Tom, Dick, and Harry

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In a country where indebtedness has been skyrocketing — one recent estimate has the nation’s total household debt now exceeding its GDP — Gi-hun, a sad-sack divorcé partly supported by his elderly mother, is an Everyman.

Christie may have his faults, but he oozes the everyman persona.

You have to be an everyman and chameleon, so that every bit of you is involved in the end.

Ex-sexy elf Orlando Bloom, without even putting on his Legolas weave, turns Justin Bieber-punching everyman.

At the end of the day, Bloom emerges as an unlikely hero: former sexy elf turned Justin Bieber-punching everyman.

Still, the tradition of a hero with a younger, or everyman, acolyte stretches back to antiquity.

We trust that Everyman will do his duty and bring in a large sum for this admirable object.

He never manages the classic, I mean as Flaubert gives us in each main character: Everyman.

He is everyman, like Hamlet, if only we had the wit to recognize ourselves in him.

The general structure of Everyman and some of its fellows, heightened and made more dramatic, gave us Marlowe's Faustus.

Everyman, the oftenest revived and best known of them, if not the best, is very typical of the class.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Everyman, such as: anybody, everybody, people, each one, each person, and every one.

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