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English definition of “the boy/girl next door”

the boy/girl next door

used to describe someone who is completely ordinary, not rich, famous, etc.: We couldn't believe it when he got a record deal. To us, he was just the boy next door.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
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