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jack-of-all-trades

[jak-uh v-awl-treydz, jak-]
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noun, plural jacks-of-all-trades.
  1. a person who is adept at many different kinds of work.
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Origin of jack-of-all-trades

First recorded in 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for jack of all trades

jack of all trades

noun plural jacks of all trades
  1. a person who undertakes many different kinds of work
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