This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word THE MAN
The oppressive powers that be, including the government and corporations; the system, as coordinated outside of oneu2019s control.
The best man for a job.
"The Man" is a slang phrase that may refer to the government or to some other authority in a position of power. In addition to this derogatory connotation, it may also serve as a term of respect and praise.
The phrase "the Man is keeping me down" is commonly used to describe oppression. The phrase "stick it to the Man" encourages resistance to authority, and essentially means "fight back" or "resist", either openly or via sabotage.