Meaning of Johnny-on-the-spot in English:


Translate Johnny-on-the-spot into Spanish


informal, dated North American
  • A person who is at hand whenever needed.

    • ‘he appears to have become the financial Johnny-on-the-spot for Mr Meese’
    • ‘The FDA is not exactly known as a Johnny-on-the-spot agency.’
    • ‘Interior designers come to you not only to buy what you've got, but because of what you can put together… You have to be Johnny-on-the-spot.’
    • ‘Archuleta jarred the ball loose, and fellow S Kim Herring was Johnny-on-the-spot, picking up the loose ball and rambling to the endzone for a 10-0 lead.’