Definition of Johnny-on-the-spot in English:
nounNorth American informal , dated
A person who is at hand whenever needed: he appears to have become the financial Johnny-on-the-spot for Mr Meese
More example sentences
- The FDA is not exactly known as a Johnny-on-the-spot agency.
- Interior designers come to you not only to buy what you've got, but because of what you can put together… You have to be Johnny-on-the-spot.
- Archuleta jarred the ball loose, and fellow S Kim Herring was Johnny-on-the-spot, picking up the loose ball and rambling to the endzone for a 10-0 lead.
Definition of Johnny-on-the-spot in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan