a person of little substance
(mainly US) Also called straw man. a person used as a cover for some dubious plan or enterprise; front man
a man who cannot be relied upon to honour his financial commitments, esp because of his limited resources
noun 1. a clergyman or other ecclesiastic.
[man-uh v-th ee-urth, -urth] /ˈmæn əv ðiˌɜrθ, -ˈɜrθ/ noun, plural men-of-the-earth, man-of-the-earths. 1. a morning glory, Ipomoea pandurata, of eastern North America, having white flowers and a very large, tuberous root.
noun 1. a man who is honored by a group. 2. a man who is currently the most important or most admired.
noun 1. the male head of a household.