man in the street

noun phrase

Definition of man in the street

: an average or ordinary person

First Known Use of man in the street

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of man in the street was in 1831

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“Man in the street.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man%20in%20the%20street. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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