do-all

[ doo-awl ]
/ ˈduˌɔl /

noun

a person employed as a factotum, as the manager of all the affairs of an individual or a business.

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Origin of do-all

First recorded in 1625–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for do-all

  • You have drawn two pretty pictures; but I think there may be a third—a something between the do-nothing and the do-all.

    Emma|Jane Austen