jack-of-all-trades

[ jak-uh v-awl-treydz, jak- ]
/ ˌdʒæk əvˈɔlˈtreɪdz, ˈdʒæk- /

noun, plural jacks-of-all-trades.

a person who is adept at many different kinds of work.

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

a person who undertakes many different kinds of work
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