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The ordinary people or person

civilian

noun

a term used by famous people, especially actors, to refer to people who are not famous

the people

noun

ordinary people who are not members of the government or the upper classes

the general public

noun

ordinary people in society, rather than people who are considered to be important or who belong to a particular group: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

the little people

noun

the ordinary people in a society or organization who have no power

Everyman

noun

an ordinary person

the grass roots

noun

the ordinary people in a community, country, society, or organization rather than its leaders

the multitude

noun

the ordinary people who have no power or influence

the masses

noun

ordinary people who are not rich or famous. This word usually shows that you think ordinary people are not important or intelligent

lowest common denominator

noun

ordinary people and what interests or entertains them. This expression shows a lack of respect or approval.

the hoi polloi

noun

an insulting word for ordinary people who are not rich or well educated

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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