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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A servant employed to do a variety of jobs.

Usage examples (31)
  • Squire is the protecting power, but his factotum is the active and busy agent.
  • He was greatly liked, and the late Sir George Barlow, a landed proprietor of the neighbourhood, made him a kind of factotum on his estate.
  • "factotum," to find out what the Opposition was going to do.
  • Sigr Ramiro del Orca, Governor; he is the factotum. for more
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