A girl that looks like a man, usually with a mustache. Some people even think she has a penis.
The Man is hot even though she has a mustache.
The Man is the head of "the establishment" put in place to "bring us down." Though nobody has physically seen "the man," he is assumed to be a male caucasian between the ages of 25-40 and is rumored to have a substantial amount of acquired wealth, presumably acquired by exploiting those whom his "establishment" is "keeping down."
"Damn The Man!" -Victim of the "establishment"
1. n. (derogatory, semi-proper) Term used to describe any class of people who wield power and are seen as oppressive. See also whitey
, big brother
, corporate america
, the establishment
(Please note, these synonyms are used as examples of groups who have been called "The Man," and should not be construed as a racist attack)
2. n. (derogatory, proper) Term used to describe an individual who holds authority over another, such as an employment supervisor or police officer. See also, pig
3. n. (military) Any superior officer who has authority to issue legal punishment. See also brass
4. n. (complimentary) Term used to describe an individual who has achieved either a great accomplishment, or who is viewed as being an altogether good person. See also the bomb
, the shit
1. I can't ever get anywhere in this world because The Man is keeping me down.
2. I wanted to jet
out of work early, but the Man said I had to clean the shop before I could leave.
3. The staff sergeant told the habitually late private that if he was not on time tomorrow, the private would be standing tall before the man.
4. "Damn dude
! You bang
ed three chick
s in one night? You are the man!"
The Man becomes a part of your every day life the very minute you leave college, and lets be honest, as opposed to smiling and shaking hands with the dean while accepting your diploma on graduation day, you should have simply been kicked in the balls.
But he did begin to emerge even during those blessed college days, with words like internship, resume and the "real world." "This will look great on my resume!" Don't fool yourself, the resume is a creation of The Man. I mean what is a resume? Your name and a list of your achievements ranging from school to job experience, or is it a list of failures considering your still looking for something new. How much can you tell about a person by one single sheet paper and a cover letter talking about you and your five-year plan.
He is also responsible for the cubicle, a confined space with no windows, a jail cell where the time you serve is between the hours of 9 and 5. Let's not forget the time you have to spend in traffic, or mentally winding down from your day at "work."
Perhaps I am getting a little too ahead of myself, before we attempt to define The Man's many creations, it is important to establish how he functions. You must understand that the man is behind most everything in life with the sole goal of holding you back and bringing you down. In today's fast paced and money driven society it is becoming more and more challenging to defy The Man. You see The Man needs you more than you think, in order for Th...
He is everywhere, but you can stick it to him by playing a lil somethin called rock n roll.
The Man, oh, you don't know the Man. He's everywhere. In the White House... down the hall... Ms. Mullins, she's the Man. And the Man ruined the ozone, he's burning down the Amazon, and he kidnapped Shamu and put her in a chlorine tank! And there used to be a way to stick it to the Man. It was called rock 'n roll, but guess what, oh no, the Man ruined that, too, with a little thing called MTV!
n. Derogitory term for Dr. Sau Lan Wu, an evil physicist at CERN, who rules her oppressed graduate students with an iron fist.
The Man said I don't work hard enough, 'cause I only put in 90 hours last week.
A reference to any sort of authority, be it the police, the government, the boss, or, in a more abstract sense, the general high- or ruling-class.
Way to stick it to the Man!
government, president, or anyone higher in authority
(usually being veiwed in a negative way)
"More taxes? I'm not going to pay these. Fuck the man!"
Friend: "can you hang out tonight?"
Myself: "No. The man is making me stay home."