utility man

noun
  1. a worker expected to serve in any capacity when called on.
  2. an actor of miscellaneous small parts.
  3. Baseball. a player who is not a regular and whose value lies in an ability to play several positions.

Origin of utility man

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for utility man

utility man

noun mainly US
  1. a worker who is expected to serve in any of several capacities
  2. an actor who plays any of numerous small parts
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