jack-of-all-trades

[jak-uh v-awl-treydz, jak-]

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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Related Words for jack-of-all-trades

handyman, tinker, factotum, pantologist, proteus

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