American Idioms – Idiom Wizard Lists Over 5,500 Idioms & Slang Descriptions

Salt of the Earth


Honest, hardworking and reliable person. Someone who can  be depended on to help or protect others. (Compare to Average Joe or All  American.)

“The guy doesn’t speak good English, dresses like a hobo but I will say he is loyal and the salt of the earth.”

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Idiom Wizard logo

This website uses cookies. If you continue browsing you accept our use of cookies and agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We do NOT share your information with anyone else. A Subscriber will continue to receive our messages until  you opt out.