1. not regular or skilled
    found only odd-job employment
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How To Use odd-job In A Sentence

  • Detectives are interested in the past of their elderly odd-job man Romka.
  • She discovered though that it was not the odd-job man's name which was causing him mild amusement, but her!
  • As a "Mongolian spy odd-job man", serving in the Japanese Army and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was engaged in spy activities in Mongolia.
  • The soakaway under the cemetery tap has been cleaned out by the odd-job man, who has almost completed clearing the church walls of ivy and brambles.
  • It was rumoured that Rewi Alley came under political investigation during the so-called "cultural revolution". In fact, it was caused by the irresponsible behavior of an odd-job man in his compound.
  • He is an understrapper; a sort of odd-job freelancer for the British intelligence agency, MI5.
  • On the verso (when folded) of that catalog, Stanley introduced its ‘No.1 Odd-Jobs Combination Tool.’
  • A local handyman would lumber past each day on his way from odd-job to odd-job, eying little twelve-year-old Laura with a smile and a hello.
  • found only odd-job employment
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