Definition of "jack-of-all-trades" []

  • A person who can do many different kinds of work. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "jack-of-all-trades" in a sentence
  • "LeBron presented himself as a jack-of-all-trades on the court."
  • "But the Genesee worker is more flexible, a jack-of-all-trades able to tackle different jobs and shifts."
  • "You have to love a precious stone that is perceived as sensitive and emotional, a gemstone with the power to unearth and reflect its owner's feelings -- a jack-of-all-trades, a guiding beacon in this increasingly tortuous path of our lives."