"the world and his wife" meaning in English
Audio: en-au-the world and his wife.ogg [Australia]
Everyone; a great crowd; a jumbled assortment of people.
Tags: Australia, Britain, chiefly, excessive, plural, plural-only
Categories: Australian English, British English, English hyperboles, English pluralia tantum
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