a person no longer in the mind of the general public.
U.S. Politics. the average wage earner, regarded as economically deprived and forgotten or ignored by the federal government during the Great Depression.
The Forgotten Verses Of “The Star-Spangled Banner”While the first verse of "The Star-Spangled Banner" is widely known by the American public, the last three verses are generally omitted in performances.
Origin of forgotten man
First recorded in 1920–25
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