handyman


handyman
UK [ˈhændɪˌmæn] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "handyman":
singular handyman plural handymen UK [ˈhændɪˌmen] / US
a) someone whose job is to repair things and do other types of practical work in people's houses
b) someone who is good at building and repairing things in their own house

English dictionary. 2014.

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