jack-of-all-trades


jack–of–all–trades

noun \ˌjak-əv-ˌl-ˈtrādz\

: a person who has many skills : a person who can do many different jobs

plural jacks–of–all–trades

Full Definition of JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES

:  a person who can do passable work at various tasks :  a handy versatile person

First Known Use of JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES

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