handyman


handy·man

noun \-dē-ˌman\

: a person (especially a man) who is skillful at doing small jobs (such as household repairs)

Full Definition of HANDYMAN

1
:  a person who does odd jobs
2
:  one competent in a variety of small skills or inventive or ingenious in repair or maintenance work —called also handyperson

Examples of HANDYMAN

  1. <hired a handyman to paint the porch, clean the gutters, and replace the broken window>

First Known Use of HANDYMAN

1872

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