Definition of “the man/woman in the street” - English Dictionary

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the man/woman in the street

UK US the man/woman on the street

an ordinary, average person whose opinions are considered to represent most people:

To win the election he needs to appeal to the typical man in the street.

(Definition of “the man/woman in the street” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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