Definition of the next man/person
- He said he's as willing to do it as the next man.
- She knew the answer as well as the next person.
: immediately adjacent (as in place, rank, or time)
: any other considered hypothetically
: nearest or adjacent to
: in the time, place, or order nearest or immediately succeeding
: on the first occasion to come
: one that is next
: an individual human
: a man belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)
: to supply with people (as for service)
: to station members of a ship's crew at
: to serve in the force or complement of
: human, individual
: a character or part in or as if in a play : guise
: one of the three modes of being in the Trinitarian Godhead as understood by Christians
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