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Word: factotum

Definition: handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything


Sentences Containing 'factotum'

Like Brown, George Duckworth had toured with Jardine, and was now the scorer, baggage-master and general factotum.

More Vocab Words

::: recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
::: unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous