These politicians don’t care about the average joe. They only worry about other rich people.
Jack Smith’s story is amazing! Last year he was just an average joe and now he is a world famous rock star! How did he do it?
average joe = average man
An average joe is a regular male person who is usually not exceptionally attractive, talented, or wealthy. Average joe is a common expression that is used when referring to an ordinary member of society.
This idiom was taken from the LSI textbook titled “Reading Horizons,” which is used to teach Level 6 Reading/Vocabulary classes at LSI schools. For more information please visitwww.languagesystems.com