odd-job odd-job adj. varied and irregularly performed; -- of paid labor; as, he found only odd-job employment. [prenominal] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Odd job — may refer to: Odd job , work that is not regular or skilled (e.g., part time or handyman work) Odd Job Stores, Inc. (located in the northeast and mid western U.S.), which was bought out by Amazing Savings Holding LLC in 2003, and which… …   Wikipedia

  • Odd job — Job Job (j[o^]b), n. [Prov. E. job, gob, n., a small piece of wood, v., to stab, strike; cf. E. gob, gobbet; perh. influenced by E. chop to cut off, to mince. See {Gob}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab. [1913 Webster] 2. A piece …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odd-job — odd job; odd job·ber; odd job·man; …   English syllables

  • odd-job — adjective not regular or skilled found only odd job employment • Similar to: ↑part time, ↑parttime * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: from the noun phrase odd job …   Useful english dictionary

  • odd job — noun Temporary employment or a task of an incidental, unspecialized nature. He moved all over the States, without a cent, picking up any odd job he could get …   Wiktionary

  • odd-job — odd jobber. odd jobber, n. /od job /, v.i., odd jobbed, odd jobbing. to work at a series of unrelated or unspecialized jobs, often of a low paying or menial nature. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • odd job — n. usu. odd jobs a casual or isolated piece of work, esp. one of a routine domestic or manual nature Derivatives: odd jobber n. odd jobbing n …   Useful english dictionary

  • odd job — noun a casual or isolated piece of domestic or manual work. Derivatives odd jobber noun odd jobbing noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • odd job — Synonyms and related words: assignment, busywork, chare, charge, chore, commission, duty, errand, exercise, fish to fry, homework, job, job of work, labor, make work, matters in hand, mission, piece of work, project, service, stint, task, things… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Odd Job Jack — Genre Animated television series Created by Smiley Guy Studios Directed by Adrian Carter Denny Silverthorne Jr …   Wikipedia

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