forgotten men

forgotten man

noun
1.
a person no longer in the mind of the general public.
2.
U.S. politics. the average wage earner, regarded as economically deprived and forgotten or ignored by the federal government during the Great Depression.

Origin:
1920–25

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To forgotten men
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: forgotten man
Next Definition: forgotten-man
Words Near: forgotten men
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for forgotten men
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing forgotten men
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature