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
In the past six months alone, more than a half-dozen home-delivery companies have launched in the Sacramento area, offering on-site delivery of foods, hard alcohol, craft brews, handyman services and more.
Rothstein, 59, was an unmarried handyman and a lifelong resident of the area.
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First Known Use of handyman
HANDYMAN Defined for English Language Learners
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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