odd job

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odd job (plural odd jobs)

  1. Temporary employment.
  2. Task of an incidental, unspecialized nature.
    • 1910, P. G. Wodehouse, The Intrusion of Jimmy, ch. 1,
      He moved all over the States, without a cent, picking up any odd job he could get.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used in the plural form.