man in the street


man in the street
man in the street man in the street n. An average person; as, the views of the man in the street. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • man in the street — {n. phr.} The man who is just like most other men; the average man; the ordinary man. * /The newspaper took a poll of the man in the street./ Compare: JOE DOAKES, JOHN Q. PUBLIC …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • man in the street — {n. phr.} The man who is just like most other men; the average man; the ordinary man. * /The newspaper took a poll of the man in the street./ Compare: JOE DOAKES, JOHN Q. PUBLIC …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • man on the street — Date: 1926 man in the street …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • man in the street — Date: 1831 an average or ordinary person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Man in the High Castle —   …   Wikipedia

  • Man of the Hour — Single by Pearl Jam from the album Big Fish: Music from the Motion Picture B side …   Wikipedia

  • The Man in the Bottle — The Twilight Zone episode Luther Adler and Vivi Janiss in The Man in the Bottle …   Wikipedia

  • Man in the Wilderness — Promotional movie poster for the film Directed by Richard C. Sarafian Pro …   Wikipedia

  • The man on the Clapham omnibus — is a reasonably educated and intelligent but non specialist person a reasonable person, a hypothetical person against whom a defendant s conduct might be judged in an English law civil action for negligence. This is the standard of care… …   Wikipedia

  • The Man with the Twisted Lip — one of the 58 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the sixth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes . The story was first published in the Strand Magazine in December 1891.Plot Su …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.