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regular guy


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  • And a regular guy means, I presume, a reliable or respectable guy.

    What I Saw in America G. K. Chesterton
  • Then, it developed, some reporter in the West had referred to him as "a regular guy."

    Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday
  • He was ashamed of his own fear and proved that he was a "regular guy" by joining in the laugh and jibes of the fellows.

    The Fight for the Argonne William Benjamin West
  • If we light, we're fighting with a regular guy, your insinuation to the contrary.

  • It suits you, somehow, like your hair, which would make the rest of us look a regular guy.

Slang definitions & phrases for regular guy

regular fellow

noun phrase

An honest, pleasant, convivial person, esp of the moral bourgeoisie: I know I'm not a regular fellow, yet I loathe anybody else that isn't/ She's like Wallace. A real fighter. A regular guy ( first form 1920+, second 1840+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with regular guy

regular guy

Also,regular fellow. A nice or agreeable person, as in Luke's a regular guy, or Hilda's a regular fellow. [ ; first half of 1800s ]
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