Jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none Definition


(idiomatic) A person who has a competent grasp of many skills but who is not outstanding in any one.


Origin of Jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none

  • Expanded form of jack of all trades, which originally was sometimes used as a term of praise.

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  • This phrase has itself been (rarely) expanded to a couplet:

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