jack-of-all-trades, master of none

Definition of jack-of-all-trades, master of none

:a person who can do many things but is not an expert in any of them

Word by Word Definitions

jack-of-all-trades play
  1. : a person who can do passable work at various tasks : a handy versatile person

master play
  1. : a male teacher

  2. : a person holding an academic degree higher than a bachelor's but lower than a doctor's

  3. : a revered religious leader

  1. : being or relating to a master: such as

  2. : having chief authority : dominant

  3. : skilled, proficient

  1. : to become master of : overcome

  2. : to become skilled or proficient in the use of

  3. : to gain a thorough understanding of

none play
  1. : not any

  2. : not one : nobody

  3. : not any such thing or person

  1. : not any : no

  1. : by no means : not at all

  2. : in no way : to no extent

  1. : the fifth of the canonical hours


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