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English version of definition of Tom, Dick, and Harry
a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
a large cup for beer, often with a lid
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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American definition of Tom, Dick, and Harry from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.