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Factotum

Mar 17, 2016 15:00 IST

    Meaning: An employee or official who has various different responsibilities to handle

    Pronunciation: fak-toh-tuh m

    Synonyms: Retainer, Servant, workaholic, odd-job person

    Usage/Example: 1. She might appear as the perfect factotum; and indeed she was.

    2. The GOP's cheerleading factotum gushed that "Republicans will choose from a deep bench of presidential material." (Source: newsworks.org)

    3. She couched comfortably in the living room while his teen-age niece, Sarah, who serves as her factotum, served her morning breakfast.

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