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 in a Sentence
hired a handyman to paint the porch, clean the gutters, and replace the broken window
Recent Examples of handyman from the Web
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Karlos Cashe, a handyman in Oveido, Fla., was able to leave jail last week after lab results concluded that the powder did not contain any kind of drugs, according to CBS News.
Last week, my handyman installed pegboard ($25) on one garage wall.
The Encanto handyman has been dubbed the fastest skilled maintenance man in California and Hawaii by the National Apartment Association for five years.
Vu described Chan as an expert handyman who would come over at any time to help him build a fence or repair an electricity outlet.
Drills and drill bits are an essential part of every handyman's toolkit, and for good reason.
Her body was discovered by a handyman who cared for pet birds in the couple’s home in the suburb of Atlantic City.
Newsday reports that the house is the site where handyman Daniel Pelosi murdered the siblings' father, Wall Street financier Ted Ammon.
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First Known Use of handyman
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Definition of handyman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who is skillful at doing small jobs (such as household repairs)
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