odd-job man


odd-job man
.odd-'job man
n BrE
a man who does various jobs in people's houses or gardens

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • odd-job man — odd job men N COUNT An odd job man is a man who is paid to do various jobs such as cleaning or repairing things, usually in someone s home …   English dictionary

  • odd-job man — odd job ,man noun count BRITISH someone who does odd jobs for other people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • odd-job man — noun a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks • Syn: ↑handyman, ↑jack of all trades • Hypernyms: ↑repairman, ↑maintenance man, ↑service man * * * odd job man UK US noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • odd-job man — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms odd job man : singular odd job man plural odd job men British someone who does odd jobs for other people …   English dictionary

  • odd-job man — /ɒd ˈdʒɒb mæn/ (say od job man) noun a man who does odd jobs, as household repairs, gardening, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • odd-job man — noun Brit. a man who does odd jobs …   English new terms dictionary

  • odd-job man — noun (C) a man who does various jobs in or around people s houses …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • odd-job man —  Workman capable of carrying out many minor tasks, none of them demanding much special expertise …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • odd-job — odd job; odd job·ber; odd job·man; …   English syllables

  • odd-job|ber — «OD JOB uhr», noun. British. an odd job man …   Useful english dictionary