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regular guy

Syllabification: reg·u·lar guy

Definition of regular guy in English:

noun

informal
An ordinary, uncomplicated, sociable man.
Example sentences
  • There's times when I go to my island in the Bahamas and, y'know, I'm the most regular guy you'd meet.
  • As the driver comes around to open his door, he reaches out and shakes the man's hand, doing his best impression of a regular guy, and says, ‘Hey, I'm Lance.’
  • The frightening thing about all of this is that it just reinforces the trend to elect candidates because we think he's personable, has a friendly smile, is a regular guy, has a pretty wife, and can collect tons of money.

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