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hand·y·man

 (hăn′dē-măn′)
n.
A man who does odd jobs or various small tasks.

handyman

(ˈhændɪˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. a man employed to do various tasks
2. a man skilled in odd jobs, etc

hand•y•man

(ˈhæn diˌmæn)

n., pl. -men.
a person hired to do various small maintenance or repair jobs.
[1870–75]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handyman - a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small taskshandyman - a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things

handyman

noun odd-jobman, jack-of-all-trades, handy Andy (informal), DIY expert a pair of top quality scissors produced with the handyman in mind
Translations
ماهِر في ممارسَة الأعْمال اليدويَّه
kutilvšeuměl
altmuligmand
ezermester
snúningamaîur; òúsundòjala-/heimasmiîur
majster
elinden her iş gelen kişi

handyman

[ˈhændɪmən] N (handymen (pl)) → manitas mf (Sp, Mex) (hombre que tiene dotes prácticas para hacer trabajos de carpintería etc en casa)

handyman

[ˈhændimæn] n
(= do-it-youselfer) → bricoleur m
(= servant) → homme m à tout faire

handyman

n pl <-men> (= servant)Faktotum nt, → Mädchen ntfür alles (inf); (= in DIY)Bastler m, → Heimwerker m; (as job) → Hilfskraft f; I’m not much of a handymanich bin kein großer Bastler, Basteln ist nicht gerade meine Stärke

handyman

[ˈhændɪˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) (paid) → tuttofare m inv; (amateur) uno bravo a fare piccole riparazioni e lavoretti
tools for the handyman → arnesi per il fai da te

handy

(ˈhӕndi) adjective
1. ready (to use); in a convenient place. I like to keep my tools handy; This house is handy for the shops.
2. easy to use; useful. a handy tool.
ˈhandiness noun
ˈhandyman (ˈmӕn) noun
a man who does jobs, for himself or other people, especially around the house.
come in handy
to be useful. I'll keep these bottles – they might come in handy.
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