Associations to the word «Factotum»

Wiktionary

FACTOTUM, noun. (dated) A person having many diverse activities or responsibilities.
FACTOTUM, noun. (dated) A general servant.
FACTOTUM, noun. A jack of all trades.
FACTOTUM, noun. An individual employed to do all sorts of duties.

Dictionary definition

FACTOTUM, noun. A servant employed to do a variety of jobs.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats