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 general a politician who portrays himself as a friend of the little man

Learn More about the little man

Share the little man

Statistics for the little man

Look-up Popularity

Comments on the little man

What made you want to look up the little man? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!