odd-job man


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Noun1.odd-job man - a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasksodd-job man - 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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odd-job man

[ɒdˈdʒɒbˌmæn] N (odd-job men (pl)) hombre que se dedica a hacer pequeños trabajos u arreglosmanitas m inv (Sp, Mex)
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odd-job man

[ɒdˈdʒɒbˈmæn] n (-men (pl)) → tuttofare m inv
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Inspector Tracy Harkins of Paisley Police said: "This woman is partially sighted and because of that, she couldn't check if it was her normal odd-job man.
It wasn't even her trusted odd-job man Dennis, tackling an effluent problem while speaking fluent Compare The Meerkat.
An all-white jury convicted Glenn in 1984 of shooting jeweller Isadore Roseman, 56, who employed him as an odd-job man in Shreveport, Louisiana.
ODD-JOB man Matt Frost has been pitching in at Aston Villa this weekend as part of a charity challenge to do 52 different jobs in a year.
On the second day of the trial odd-job man Brian Horgan, from Speke, told Liverpool crown court he left the loaded weapon in a sink under a kitchen cupboard and two bags of bullets in a letter box.
George Johnson, an odd-job man, killed Mrs Habesch in her semi-detached home in Grange Road.
The 48-year-old odd-job man was first sent down for murder aged 23, when he and teenager Simon Wayne Bullock brutally killed hotel worker Gerald Homer.
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.