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or bottle-washer

[bot-l-wosh-er, -waw-sher] /ˈbɒt lˌwɒʃ ər, -ˌwɔ ʃər/
a person or machine that washes bottles.
chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks:
He's not just sales manager, he's the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm.
Origin of bottlewasher
First recorded in 1860-65; bottle1 + washer Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Contemporary definitions for chief cook and bottle washer
noun phrase

a person who is in charge but who also has to attend to the details and menial tasks; supervisor

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Slang definitions & phrases for chief cook and bottle washer

chief cook and bottle washer

noun phrase

The person in charge; honcho (1830s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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