any/every Tom, Dick, and Harry

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Definition of any/every Tom, Dick, and Harry

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: any person : anyone We don't just hand out jobs to every Tom, Dick, and Harry who walks in here.

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“Any/every Tom, Dick, and Harry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/any%2Fevery%20Tom%2C%20Dick%2C%20and%20Harry. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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