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Joe Public

noun
1.
(slang) the general public
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Contemporary definitions for joe public
noun

the general public

Examples

Joe Public does not buy Bush's apologetics.

Word Origin

1942

Usage Note

slang

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Joe Public

noun

The general public: Joe Public first was theatrical slang (1942+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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