jack-of-all-trades


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jack-of-all-trades

(jăk′əv-ôl′trādz′)
n. pl. jacks-of-all-trades (jăks′-)
A person who can do many different kinds of work.

jack`-of-all′-trades′



n., pl. jacks-of-all-trades.
a person who is adept at many different kinds of work.
[1610–20]
Translations

jack-of-all-trades

[ˈdʒækəvˈɔːltreɪdz] N (jacks of all trades (pl)) → factótum mf
he's a jack-of-all-trades and master of nonees de los que mucho abarca y poco aprieta, sabe un poco de todo pero no es experto en nada

jack-of-all-trades

[ˌdʒækəvˈɔːlˌtreɪdz] nuno/a che sa fare un po' di tutto
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