The definition of a factotum is a person hired to perform an assortment of jobs.
An example of a factotum is a personal assistant.
a person hired to do all sorts of work; handyman
Origin of factotumModern Latin ; from Classical Latin fac, imperative of facere, do + totum, neuter of totus, all, the whole
An employee or assistant who serves in a wide range of capacities.
Origin of factotumMedieval Latin fact&omacron;tum : Latin fac, imperative of facere, to do; see dh&emacron;- in Indo-European roots + Latin t&omacron;tum, everything, from neuter of t&omacron;tus, all; see teuta- in Indo-European roots.