everybody and his uncle

everybody and his uncle

Used hyperbolically to express a large number or a majority of people. I'm so jealous, everybody and his uncle is going on a vacation this summer except for me.
See also: and, everybody, uncle

everyone and their uncle

Used hyperbolically to express a large number or a majority of people. I'm so jealous, everyone and their uncle is going on a vacation this summer except for me. Everyone and their uncle has that brand of smartphone. I'd rather have something a bit more unique.
See also: and, everyone, uncle
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