Little Men

Little Men

noun
a novel (1871) by Louisa May Alcott.
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little man

noun (sometimes initial capital letters)
1.
the common or ordinary person.
2.
Informal. the small, ordinary investor, as opposed to big investment institutions.

Origin:
1930–35

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little man
 
n
1.  a man of no importance or significance
2.  (Brit) a tradesman or artisan operating on a small scale

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