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An average person, especially a man and typically of the working class. My brother's just your typical guy, a real Joe Schmoe—you can find him watching a sporting event in a bar after work pretty much any night of the week. If we let Joe Schmoe decide the policy in our country, we'd still be stuck in the 1800s.
Joe Schmo(ˈdʒo ˈʃmo)
n. a jerk. Let’s say Joe Schmo wants a new car. What does he do?