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a jack of all trades

Meaning: If you're a jack of all trades, you have many skills and can do many different jobs.

For example:

  • Jivad's a real jack of all trades. He knows all about computers, can do graphic design and write advertising copy, and knows a lot of other stuff too.

  • She became a jack of all trades because she was interested in learning about so many different things.

Quick Quiz:

For which job would a jack of all trades be best suited?
  1. a dealer in a casino
  2. a caretaker in a school
  3. a teller in a bank

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