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Adj.1.odd-job - not regular or skilled; "found only odd-job employment"
parttime, part-time - involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity; "part-time employees"; "a part-time job"
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The odd-job man, who was a baseball enthusiast, was speaking in terms of high praise of Eustace's combined speed and control.
Eustace lowered his foot and gazed at her meditatively, then at the odd-job man, then at the scullery-maid, whose voice rose high above the din.
The odd-job man departed, bearing his heaving bag at arm's length.
The plot revolved around a science teacher whose life began to unravel following a one-night stand with a handsome-yetcreepy odd-job man.
Polyurethane glue has been my odd-job adhesive for years because it bonds to just about anything.
He claimed to be an odd-job man and befriended the pensioner - but after gaining her confidence he stole money from her handbag and fled.
And she was delighted to hear odd-job man from top firm M&J Builders was on his way round to her studio apartment.
Employees became suspicious when they were told it was for gardening or odd-job work.
AN odd-job man who stole food from his employer's fridge has been given an 18-month community order and told to do 100 hours' unpaid work.
Gardeners, cleaners and odd-job men are employed by 17 per cent of people and five per cent of us have a dog walker on our books.
If it's your rover, your odd-job machine, the rubber tire [handler] has a distinct advantage," Sutherland says.
Alan is a roguish, womanising, irresponsible odd-job man.