Definition of Joe Sixpack noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Joe Sixpack

BrE BrE//ˌdʒəʊ ˈsɪkspæk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒoʊ ˈsɪkspæk//
(US English, informal)
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a man who is considered typical of a person who does manual work Joe Sixpack doesn't care about that. More Like This Expressions with people’s names Aunt Sally, Hobson’s choice, Hooray Henry, Houdini, Jack the Lad, Jack Robinson, Jane Doe, Joe Bloggs, Joe Public, Joe Sixpack, John Bull, John Doe, John Hancock, Johnny Reb, PC Plod, Uncle SamSee worksheet. Word Origin1970s: from Joe, familiar abbreviation of the given name Joseph, used to denote any ordinary man; see also six-pack.
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