A man showing great ability in many different areas.
More example sentences
- Erskine was a man of many parts, something like the Renaissance ideal of a man: An educator, concert pianist, author of 60 books, head of a school and a popular and witty lecturer.
- Paddy was officially the editor then, but in truth he was much more, a man of many parts who was as gifted as a linotype operator as he was in fulfilling his role as ‘the boss’.
- Gambler, cardsharp, alchemist, musician, spy, philosopher, entrepreneur, Casanova was a man of many parts, yet his reputation rests firmly on one.
Definition of a man of many parts in:
- The British & World English dictionary