jack of all trades


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jack of all trades

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n, pl jacks of all trades
a person who undertakes many different kinds of work
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Noun1.Jack of all trades - a person able to do a variety of different jobs acceptably well
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
2.jack of all trades - a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasksjack of all trades - 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
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I am my own engineer, and my own carpenter, and my own plumber, and my own gardener, and my own Jack of all Trades," said Wemmick, in acknowledging my compliments.
Miss Wilson confirmed Fairholme's account; and the church organist, who had tuned all the pianofortes in the neighborhood once a year for nearly a quarter of a century, denounced the newcomer as Jack of all trades and master of none.
Hutchings was a self-employed carpenter and a jack of all trades.
Hardworking Matt Frost is the ultimate Jack of all trades - he's had 52 different jobs in 2013.
The ex-Portsmouth and Sheffield United man (left) is Forest's jack of all trades.
He's always said I'm a centre-back, so instead of being a Jack of all trades I want to be a master of one.
com)-- Jack Of All Trades Clothing, a Canadian-based brand, manufacturing licensed apparel, announced today that it has received approval to manufacture a line of limited edition Iron Man 3 t-shirts.
Tom's a very versatile player, and while some say you can suffer for being a jack of all trades, that's not the case in my book," said Grayson, a former Wednesday loan player.
William Hill King George VI Chase fourth Somersby is becoming such a jack of all trades that trainer Henrietta Knight admits she doesn't know his best trip.
He's a Jack of all trades who could expertly create a wonder garden in the morning, host an engaging chat show in the afternoon, and when he has a couple of hours, entertain the masses as a DJ with some superb music.
Utility players are often described as a jack of all trades, but master of none.