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john q citizen

Slang definitions & phrases for john q citizen

John Q Citizen

noun phrase

Any man, esp the average or typical man; joe average: John Q Citizen seems to yearn for the big cars (1940s+)


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