man in the street


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man in the street

n. pl. men in the street
The ordinary citizen.

man in the street

n
the typical or ordinary person, esp as a hypothetical unit in statistics

man′ in the street′


n.
an ordinary person; average citizen.
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Noun1.man in the street - a hypothetical average manman in the street - a hypothetical average man    
common man, common person, commoner - a person who holds no title
References in classic literature ?
He made a sign to Ali not to lose sight of the man in the street, and turned to the one in the dressing-room.