ham-and-egger

Main Entry:  ham-and-egger
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an ordinary or regular person; also, a rather incompetent person
Example:  He is a real ham-and-egger, rubbing elbows with the construction workers and plumbers and cops at the local watering hole.
Etymology:  from the old days when miners held boxing matches; the winner got money, the loser got a ham and egg meal
Usage:  slightly derogatory
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