Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Definitions for factotum
- A person employed to do all kinds of work or business.
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Citations for factotum
Mr. Hersey thus became Mr. Lewis's summertime factotum, copying pages of a play that Lewis was writing about Communism.
She is a blind, paraplegic forensic hypnotist, and he is her brother and general factotum.
Origin of factotum
Factotum is from Medieval Latin, from Latin fac totum, "do everything," from facere, "to do" + totus, "all."