- n. A fictitious name used in the legal documents for an unknown or anonymous male person.
- n. idiomatic Any unknown or anonymous male person.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) the name formerly given to the fictitious plaintiff in an action of ejectment.
- n. a hypothetical average man
- n. an unknown or fictitious man who is a party to legal proceedings
“The new desk reported no recent John Doe admissions and knew nothing about a patient named Jorge Sanchez or an LA County sheriff named Curtis Mauney.”
“I remember once sitting with one of my Democratic colleagues in the Illinois state senate as we listened to another fellow senator-an African American whom I’ll call John Doe who represented a largely inner-city district-launch into a lengthy and passionate peroration on why the elimination of a certain program was a case of blatant racism.”
““Danny Upstart is more like it — I just autopsied the John Doe you tried to usurp.””
“Danny Upshaw followed the stretcher bearing John Doe # 1 — 1/1/50 up the County loading dock, knowing his chance of getting his favorite City pathologist to do the autopsy was close to nil.”
“Tom, Dick or Harry: the names like John Doe and Richard Roe are used indefinitely in Arab.”
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Full names of exactly 7 letters combined, as though made to slip in easily after 1-800-. You know, like Bob Ross.
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