Everyman meaning

ĕv'rē-măn'
An ordinary person, representative of the human race.
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A person or fictional character regarded as representing the human race or the common person.
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In fiction, drama, or allegory, the archetypical ordinary individual, frequently the protagonist in a parable of some sort.
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Origin of everyman

  • Perhaps from the Flemish play Elckerlijc (c. 1495) or its English translation Everyman (c. 1520)
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