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Little Men

noun
1.
a novel (1871) by Louisa May Alcott.

little man

noun, (sometimes initial capital letters)
1.
the common or ordinary person.
2.
Informal. the small, ordinary investor, as opposed to big investment institutions.
Origin of little man
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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little man

noun
1.
a man of no importance or significance
2.
(Brit) a tradesman or artisan operating on a small scale
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