utility man

noun

Definition of utility man

: a man available for service in various positions: such as
a : an actor who performs minor parts and does odd jobs in a theater
b : a member of a baseball team who plays various positions in the absence of regular players
c : a kitchen helper or busboy on a ship

called also galley man

e : one (as a handyman, houseman, or man-of-all-work) who is available for a variety of jobs

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“Utility man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/utility%20man. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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