the little man

noun

Definition of the little man

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

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“The little man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20little%20man. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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