Definition of jack of all trades and master of none in English:

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jack of all trades (and master of none)

A person who can do many different types of work but who is not necessarily very competent at any of them.
Example sentences
  • We are always conscious of the fact that a company that sells itself to several different industry sectors, can be seen as a jack of all trades and a master of none.
  • Competitors will have to be a sort of jack of all trades when it comes to entertainment as they will be expected to perform all types of acts as diverse as from singing a song to changing nappies.
  • You are trying so many different things that you have become a jack of all trades and a master of none.
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