One competent in many endeavors, especially one who excels in none of them.

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  • 1610s, from sense Jack ” ). Originally a term of praise, today generally used disparagingly, with emphasis on “master of none”, as in later longer form jack of all trades, master of none.
  • First attested in Essayes and characters of a prison and prisoners, by Geffray Minshull, published 1618, p. 50, as Jack-of-all-trades.
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