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 factōtum Latin fac imperative of facere to do ; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.Latin tōtum everything from neuter of tōtus all ; see teutā- in Indo-European roots.