Definition of everyman
: the typical or ordinary person
Examples of everyman in a Sentence
an actor who is seen as the image of everyman
despite his superstar status, in his movies the actor is able to play the role of an everyman quite convincingly
Recent Examples of everyman from the Web
Say hello to Hans, the anarchist everyman of the Triple-X International graphic novel.
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Origin and Etymology of everyman
Everyman, allegorical character in The Summoning of Everyman, 15th century English morality play
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
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Definition of everyman for English Language Learners
: the typical, ordinary person
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