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.
She's the mater's factotum, companion, Jack of all trades! A great sport--old Evie!
'People often say that a jack of all trades is a master of none but the origin of that is actually 'a Jack of all trades is a master of none BUT oftentimes better than a master of one,'' she said.
Despite his addiction, Lal's character is a jack of all trades.
He has scored in their last two matches and said: "I'm the Jack of all trades and master of none!
A Jack of all trades there was nothing that Charles couldn't do or fix, and he was always a phone call away to help anyone in need for any reason.
'Ashfaq is a jack of all trades, writing on almost every topic ranging from poetry and literary', Fateh expressed.
JACK OF ALL TRADES Wilshere poses with new shirt after his move to Dean Court
It comes from a ballad or folk song called The Birmingham Jack of All Trades. Over an impressive 12 verses and chorus, the singer lists all the jobs he's had in the Midland town and all the places he has worked.
Hutchings was a self-employed carpenter and a jack of all trades. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing the drums.