Definition of “the man/woman on the Clapham omnibus” - English Dictionary

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“the man/woman on the Clapham omnibus” in British English

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the man/woman on the Clapham omnibus

UK old-fashioned

an imaginary person whose opinions or ideas are considered to be typical of those of ordinary British people:

The man on the Clapham omnibus probably knows nothing about Rwanda.

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

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