Definition of odd-job man in English:

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odd-job man

Pronunciation: /ˌɒdˈdʒɒb man/
(also odd-jobber)

noun

British
A man who does odd jobs.
Example sentences
  • Her husband, who lost his job in a bank 16 months ago, has turned himself into an odd-job man and Elsa, a former teacher, helps to find him work.
  • I've also had an expert opinion on my cat from a leading authority on Persians, who was posing as an odd-job man at my parents' house at the time.
  • Detectives are interested in the past of their elderly odd-job man Romka.
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