the little guy

Definition of the little guy

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  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

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  1. :  not big: such as

    :  small in size or extent :  tiny

    :  young

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

    :  not at all

    :  rarely, infrequently

  1. :  a small amount, quantity, or degree

    :  practically nothing

    :  a short time

  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. :  a grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes traditionally displayed and burned in England on Guy Fawkes Day

    :  a person of grotesque appearance

    :  man, fellow

  1. :  to make fun of :  ridicule


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