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Common person   /kˈɑmən pˈərsən/   Listen
Common person

noun
1.
A person who holds no title.  Synonyms: common man, commoner.






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"Common person" Quotes from Famous Books



... own kitchen, and puts on her own hand and cooks, jest when she is a mind too. She hain't afraid of the face of man or woman, though she told me, and I believe it, that "her cook wuz that cross and fiery of temper, that she would skair any common person almost into ...
— Samantha at the World's Fair • Marietta Holley

... "She is no common person," said Mr Jones. "Still she is too young to have the responsibility of such a serious case. Have you any idea where his friends ...
— Ruth • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

... God broken, discord and enmity entered upon our side and separated us from God, and so we can expect nothing from that first covenant but the curse and wrath threatened. "By one man's disobedience" sin entered upon all, "and death by sin;" because in that agreement Adam was a common person representing us, and thus are all men once subject to God's judgment, and come short of the glory of God, fallen from life into a state of death, and, for any thing that could be expected, irrecoverably. But it hath pleased the Lord, in his infinite mercy, ...
— The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning • Hugh Binning

... Queen with a glance of secret intelligence at the embarrassed Baron, who looked another way, "the circumstances were exceptional. And a King can't go back on his word! Besides, this ex-gardener may be not such a common person as he seems—may ...
— In Brief Authority • F. Anstey

... that," she answered. "You mistake me if you think I am easily touched by my own concerns. I say so because you are the noblest man I have ever met; because I recognize in you a spirit that would have made even a common person famous in ...
— Short-Stories • Various



Words linked to "Common person" :   common man, bourgeois, everyman, plebeian, proletarian, secular, nobody, prole, layperson, Joe Bloggs, rustic, individual, cypher, soul, worker, somebody, someone, Joe Blow, man in the street, burgher, pleb, nonentity, cipher, person, mortal, John Doe, layman



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