Johnny-on-the-spot

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling( jonē on ᵺə spot, -ôn-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
John•ny-on-the-spot  ( jonē on ᵺə spot, -ôn-),USA pronunciation n. [Informal.]
  1. Informal Termsa person who is on hand to perform a service, seize an opportunity, deal with an emergency, etc.
  • 1860–65

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