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little green man

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Definition of little green man in English:

noun

informal
An imaginary or hypothetical being from outer space.
Example sentences
  • Sadly for movie buffs of all persuasions, the pyramids weren't built by little green men from outer space, Akhenaton wasn't an alien and in Ancient Egypt it was mainly men who wore the heavy eye makeup.
  • The eccentric singer reportedly came up with the idea after dreaming he met little green men from outer space.
  • The kitsch film runs riot with the Martian stereotype: little green men with enormously swollen brains, vivid crimson eyeballs, ray guns and space suits.

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