the little man

Definition of the little man

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 man

Word by Word Definitions

littleplay
  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. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual


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