Friday, March 04, 2016
Citations for factotum
Mickey was a qualified solicitor who no longer practised the law but instead worked full-time as a factotum, fixer and odd-job man for a Premiership football club.
"I hope I shall not seem to boast if I say that I am the factotum here, the proprietress's right hand, she having been widowed these ten years."
Origin of factotum
Factotum has roots in the Latin facere meaning "to make; do" and tōtus meaning "all." It entered English in the mid-1500s.