jack-of-all-trades

noun \ ˌjak-əv-ˌȯl-ˈtrādz \

Definition of jack-of-all-trades

plural jacks-of-all-trades
: a person who can do passable work at various tasks : a handy versatile person

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JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES Defined for English Language Learners

jack-of-all-trades

Definition of jack-of-all-trades for English Language Learners

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


JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES Defined for Kids

jack-of-all-trades

noun \ ˌjak-əv-ˌȯl-ˈtrādz \

Definition of jack-of-all-trades for Students

plural jacks-of-all-trades \ˌjaks-əv-\
: a person who can do several kinds of work fairly well

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