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  • n. The female equivalent of an everyman.

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Examples

  • She's "everywoman" - just as people felt that G.W. Bush was "someone they could have a beer with".

    NYT > Opinion

  • She was a better-than-average "everywoman" in both Norris' fiction and non-fiction.

    Paula Gordon: Barbara Jean at Rest

  • Her very 'everywoman' qualities - of being a homemaker, wife and mother in Saudi Arabia (one who evidently doesn't shop at Lamsa for a $500 Swarovski encrusted veil) - is precisely what makes her an unmistakable force.

    Poetic Justice in a Pint Sized Pistol: Hissa Hillal, Live! from The Land of Invisible Women

  • Allison is easy to relate to, portrayed as "everywoman" who just happens to have a strange ability.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The DCGF, or "everywoman," thrift shopper ( "you too can find a Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress for $8.99 at one of our stores") met me in an enormous Goodwill van at the Rhode Island Street metro stop, and was to my competitive chagrin, the most enthusiastic and kind woman you would ever want to meet.

    Margaret Teich: Goodwill, Good Clothes, And A Great Business Model

  • First, Sarah "Moosie Galore" Palin whetted troglodyte appetites with her "everywoman" syntax and senseless sensibilities and now a certain congresswoman -- this Michelle Bachmann -- was in Democracy-Turner-Overdrive when she reared her crystalline, Aryan eyes and dead "this won't hurt a bit" smile on "Hardball" last night, spewing the kind of fear-bile that, had Rod Serling written it, would have been ridiculed for being too heavy handed.

    Steven Weber: One May Smile and Smile...

  • One such is this: perhaps romantic fiction is so despised and feared in some quarters because it opens the door to 'everywoman'; thus illustrating Andreas Huyssen's observation that 'the fear of masses is always a fear of woman.'

    Serious stuff

  • Save for Jane, helmed by former Sassy editor Jane Pratt, whose name is conveniently generic enough to mean "everywoman," it is people who are already famous – multimillion-dollar entrepreneurs or "stars" in other industries – who are now successfully putting their imprimaturs on magazines: Martha Stewart with her Living; Oprah Winfrey with her O; Rosie O'Donnell, who recently ate McCall 's.

    Where Have You Gone, Diana Vreeland?

  • I guess she can't really pull off the "everywoman" angle anymore while calling Obama an elitist.

    digg.com: Stories / Popular

  • In this time of people losing their homes and jobs and being downtrodden, here comes someone who is an "everywoman" who gets discounted because of her looks and age and she shocks the hell out of three rather jaded judges and an audience of skeptics by singing like an angel.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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