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utility man



(mainly US)
  1. a worker who is expected to serve in any of several capacities
  2. an actor who plays any of numerous small parts

Example Sentences Including 'utility man'

Alan Embree allowed the Delgado homer before making way for on the mound for utility man Dave McCarty.
CBC (2004)
OLDHAM boss Andy Ritchie's hopes of signing Sunderland utility man Gerry Harrison on loan have stumbled.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
Sunderland midfielder Michael Gray and Liverpool utility man Jamie Carragher also got their chance as second-half substitutes.
Misc (1999)
The West Ham utility man admitted: "We simply can't go in against any team without our complete quota.
Sun, News of the World (2002)


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