(also Tom, Dick, or Harry)
Used to refer to ordinary people in general: he didn’t want every Tom, Dick, and Harry knowing their business
More example sentences
- Every Tom, Dick, and Harry wanted to be getting revenge and getting paid to do it and presently Australia was the place to be to do it.
- He asserted that the proposed partnership ‘was an entirely different kettle of fish to marriage’, and expressed fears that it might allow any ‘Tom, Dick, or Harry’ to join the Union.
- As I write this, the husband is clicking his way through a number of sites reading every Tom, Dick, and Harry's experience and evaluation of the aforementioned toaster.
Definition of Tom, Dick, and Harry in:
- The US English dictionary