- Perhaps from the Flemish play Elckerlijc (c. 1495) or its English translation Everyman (c. 1520) (Wiktionary)
“The everyman is dealing with the duties that any human being might, and doing so with a weaker will.”
“As the antagonist of myth may also be a god, as myth deals with, in effect, a society of gods, so in legend the value of everyman is shifted up to demigod.”
“Or, possibly, the $4.50 gasoline price has absorbed every available erg of populist anger, or -- yet another possibility -- today's financial failures are too complex to stick in everyman's craw.”
“We've tried the entitled everyman legacy admission President with disastrous results.”
“The one where the nebbish everyman is on one side of the modesty barrier and his bevy of love-sick beauties is on the other?”
“I understand the desire to connect to the "everyman" -- the typical consumer, but here the ad seems to suggest that Windows users simply are not cool.”
“But this is a post-Promethean world, an industrial, capitalist, consumerist, information age world where the everyman is hero.”
“Clearly, this is a collection of songs about Springsteen's favorite topic, the everyman aka working man trying to catch a break, whether it be with that "Queen of the Supermarket" ( "where aisles and aisles of dreams await you"), or with that someone who is his "lucky day" when he's "seen strong hearts give way ... to the weary hands of time.”
“Lynch just seems like he was breaking his neck in that interview to come off a humble, everyman, which is more fakewith his: "OMG, George sent a car to pick me up at the airport and drove a ferrari to lunch, I'm just a small time director!”
“All these protagonists are meant to be very relatable to what I lovingly describe as our everyman audience," he says.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘everyman’.
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Everything that contains a man in it
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