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Definition of "odd-job" []

  • Varied and irregularly performed; -- of paid labor. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "odd-job" in a sentence
  • "Working as an odd-job man in 1981, he was painting and decorating at a producer's home when he mentioned his desire to break into the film industry."
  • "He was in effect an odd-job man who relied on the charity of friends to survive, she said."
  • "She felt sure he would have been furious had she told him that the family odd-job man, Mike, was sexually abusing her only she never told anyone, and when, at the age of six, she suffered third-degree burns over 70% of her body having accidentally collided with a boiling kettle, Lowell devotedly slept on the floor outside her hospital room until it was clear she would survive."
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