everyone


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everyone and his brother

A lot of people. The phrase is not only used to apply to men. Geez, everyone and his brother was riding the subway with me this morning—I could barely push through the crowd at my stop!
See also: and, brother, everyone

everyone and his cousin

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

everyone and his dog

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

everyone and his mother

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

everyone and his mum

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

everyone and his uncle

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

everyone and their brother

A large number or a majority of people. Used hyperbolically. Everyone and their brother is going to be at the wedding this July, I hope I can make it too.
See also: and, brother, everyone

everyone and their dog

A large number or a majority of people. Used hyperbolically. I'm so jealous, everyone and their dog is going on a vacation this summer except for me.
See also: and, dog, everyone

everyone and their mother

A large number or a majority of people. Used hyperbolically. I'm so nervous, everyone and their mother is coming to our show tonight.
See also: and, everyone, mother

everyone and their mum

Used hyperbolically to express a large number or a majority of people. Primarily heard in UK. I'm so jealous, everyone and their mum is going on a vacation this summer except for me.
See also: and, everyone, mum

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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everyone

see entries under every man.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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