Joe Blow

Joe Blow
AND Joe Doakes [“(I30 “bio AND “CI30 “doks] n. a typical or average male American citizen.
What do you think Joe Blow really thinks about all this?
According to surveys, Joe Doakes can hardly read.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • Joe Blow — [ ,dʒou blou ] noun AMERICAN SPOKEN a name used for referring to a typical ordinary person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Joe Blow — n. Slang 1. personification of an average, ordinary man 2. a name used to refer to a man whose name is not known or whose typicalness is being emphasized …   English World dictionary

  • Joe Blow — n. US colloq. = JOE BLOGGS. * * * noun a hypothetical average man • Syn: ↑John Doe, ↑Joe Bloggs, ↑man in the street • Hypernyms: ↑commoner, ↑common man, ↑common person * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joe Blow — np An ordinary, average person. Joe Blow doesn t buy many yachts in his lifetime. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • Joe Blow — American & Australian an ordinary person. Television today is geared to your average Joe Blow …   New idioms dictionary

  • Joe Blow — Slang. an average citizen; man in the street. Also called Joe Doakes. [1935 40, Amer.; rhyming phrase. See JOE, BLOW2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Joe Blow — /dʒoʊ ˈbloʊ / (say joh bloh) noun Colloquial the average citizen. {from Joe2 (def. 1) + Blow, probably just for the rhyme} …  

  • Joe Blow — n an average man, ordinary person. A rhyming elaboration of joe …   Contemporary slang

  • Joe Blow — noun Date: 1924 an average or ordinary man …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Joe Blow — Mr. Average, a man in the street, average citizen …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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