regular guy

regular guy

A good-natured, dependable man. Oh, Earl will certainly help you with that—he's a regular guy. We're looking for a couple of regular guys to help with our project this weekend.
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regular guy

a normal and dependable guy. Don't worry about Tom. He's a regular guy. He won't give you any trouble.
See also: guy, regular

regular guy

Also, regular fellow. A nice or agreeable person, as in Luke's a regular guy, or Hilda's a regular fellow. [Colloquial; first half of 1800s]
See also: guy, regular
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In a world where the cinemas are filled with superheroes, the fans starve for a regular guy who can thump villains without superpowers.
Scott Williams, of Bruce Rifle Club, where Tarrant trained with assault rifles, said he "presented as a regular guy".
"He was a total regular guy, humble, great customer," co-owner Sandy Rocush said Friday.
'I recognise the fact about the curiosity of certain persons in their usual permutation about who a regular guy should be or not be but am sorry to disappoint them because my mind is made up by the audacity to dare shift paradigm and alter the political status quo this time around, to affirm my candidature.'
Bill is wealthy and intellectual, while populist, religious Joe is a 'regular guy'.
At a 1960 conference in Philadelphia, Bill Russell, played by Martin Shaw, fights religious "regular guy" Joe Cantwell - Jeff Fahey - for the presidential endorsement.
Speaking to the Manchester Evening News a fortnight after the attack, Parker said: "I'm supposed to be a hero but I'm not a hero, just a normal guy, a normal regular guy. I ran into that Arena that night because I heard kids screaming.
THE REGULAR GUY Ready, loyal and reliable by nature, he likes decor to match - practical, comfortable and low-maintenance.
When things go wrong, you don't actually understand what it is that went wrong-and the regular guy gets screwed.
He is a regular guy, probably best described as a football jock, so when his calls and texts sink to minimal Vicks forms the opinion that he is having a great time: either with new cheer leaders or other nubile students.
The new page, however, is aimed at casting Obama as a regular guy, not a politician.
In a welcome departure from Silicon Valley tales of million-dollar angel investors and boy geniuses, Boss Life is about a regular guy at the helm of a furniture business facing gritty economic and production realities.
Rogers said he created his new mystery-thriller series featuring private investigator, Jake Badger, because he wanted to write a detective who was just a regular guy in contrast to his immortal detective Aaron Archer in his THE IMMORTAL series.
"Even if I am fighting a guy they say is just a regular guy then I am still going to train extremely hard." Mayweather told Barkley he doesn't watch tapes of his opponents because he learns all he needs to about them once they are trading blows in the ring.
He is not a punk/rebel stereotype; he is a regular guy, seeking help to overcome depression and trying to find a way to live life on his own terms.