Definition of ham-and-egger in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ham(ə)nˈɛɡə/


US informal
An ordinary man: he’s fired from his law firm and forced to hit the streets with a thousand other ham-and-eggers
More example sentences
  • I would venture to guess the lowly ham-and-egger doing that kind of work is not drawing a lot of press attention and never will.
  • Dan Alexander and Correll Buckhalter are ham-and-eggers who aren't going to run away from defenders.
  • Fraley and Koppen, two real ham-and-eggers, are cut from the same cloth.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ham-and-egger

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.