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factotum (noun) handyman; servant.

A factotum is a servant; a person who does a variety of jobs for somebody. A factotum is one who makes a living out of running errands for their employees. In short, a factotum is a menial servant who does any kind of job for a person to make a living.

  • His factotum old Smith being ill, Jeffrey, used to his assistance, finds it difficult to do all things for himself.
  • Ann's factotum Jim does every job for her - right from tidying up the house to fetching groceries for her. But Ann has to pay him heavily for all that.
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