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
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John Wayne grew his brand as a horseback vigilante in decades’ worth of Westerns, from his first leading role in 1930′s The Big Trail to 1971′s Big Jake, in which the law fails and Wayne’s everyman is the only justice.
John Judd's Joe Keller — he who sent out cracked cylinder heads rather than lose his government contracts in World War II — is no flawed everyman.
Now see Bill Engvall’s delightfully unpretentious routine in person and laugh along with him at the everyman in all of us.
Hanks has made a specialty of playing everymen thrust into extraordinary situations for more than 25 years.
My vision of a rock ’n’ roll band wasn’t one that cuddled up to politicians, or went down the red carpet.’ —Rock everyman Tom Petty in an interview with the Journal in 2009.
Sandler demands the human element, the bedrock that keeps his everyman romantic persona alive and kicking.
One of the most improbable success stories of 2017 has been the career advancement of Combs, who is sort of a modern-day everyman in country music.
To that end, Damon plays Paul in everyman mode — unflappable, thoughtful, and deferential.
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Origin and Etymology of everyman
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
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