Tom, Dick, and Harry

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noun Tom, Dick, and Har·ry \ˌtäm-ˌdik-ən(d)-ˈha-rē\

Definition of Tom, Dick, and Harry

plural

Toms, Dicks, and Harrys

often disparaging

  1. :  the common man :  anyone —often used with every helps every Tom, Dick, and Harry in need

1805

First Known Use of tom, dick, and harry

1805


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