the little guy

noun

Definition of the little guy

chiefly US, informal
: an ordinary person who is not wealthy, famous, or powerful used to refer to such people in general
  • a politician who portrays himself as a friend of the little guy

Word by Word Definitions

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

guy play
  1. : man, fellow

  2. : person

  3. : individual, creature

  1. : a rope, chain, rod, or wire attached to something as a brace or guide —called also guyline

  1. : to steady or reinforce with a guy

  1. : to make fun of : ridicule


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