Definitions for janitorˈdʒæn ɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. janitor(noun)

    someone employed to clean and maintain a building

Wiktionary

  1. janitor(Noun)

    someone who looks after the maintenance and cleaning of a public building.

  2. janitor(Noun)

    a doorman

Webster Dictionary

  1. Janitor(noun)

    a door-keeper; a porter; one who has the care of a public building, or a building occupied for offices, suites of rooms, etc

  2. Origin: [L., fr. janua a door.]

Freebase

  1. Janitor

    A janitor, janitress, custodian "cleaner" or caretaker is a professional who takes care of buildings such as hospitals, schools and residential accommodation. Janitors' primary responsibility is as a cleaner. In some cases they will also carry out maintenance and security duties. A similar position, but usually with more managerial duties and not including cleaning, is occupied by building superintendents in the USA.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Janitor

    jan′i-tor, n. a doorkeeper: a porter:—fem. Jan′itrix. [L., from janua, a door.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. JANITOR

    From _jangle_, to quarrel, and _torrid_, meaning hot. Hot and quarrelsome.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of janitor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of janitor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sam King:

    She really comes from the same background as a lot of regular people here, her father worked as a janitor, he had to support the household. She's not from wealth, and just the way she talks is very inspiring.

  2. Paula Junghans:

    They are saying they want to know who is doing what all the way from the most powerful person in the company down to the janitor, maybe the most senior person will be able to defend himself, but the janitor or the middle manager won't. Those are the ones that are really going to get hurt.

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Translations for janitor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • domácí, vrátná, domovmík, domovnice, vrátnýCzech
  • Hausmeisterin, Pförtner, Pförtnerin, Hauswartin, Hausmeister, HauswartGerman
  • conserje, bedel, portero, porteraSpanish
  • ovenvartija, huoltomies, talkkari, vahtimestari, siivooja, portieeri, ovimies, portsari, talonmiesFinnish
  • portier, conciergeFrench
  • doirseoirIrish
  • portás, gondnok, házfelügyelő, kapusHungarian
  • հավաքարար, դռնապանArmenian
  • marbot, pesuruhIndonesian
  • 玄関番Japanese
  • concierge, portierDutch
  • woźna, woźnyPolish
  • zelador, porteiroPortuguese
  • швейцар, вахтёр, вахтёрша, портье, дворник, консьержRussian
  • domar, vratar, portirSerbo-Croatian
  • vaktmästareSwedish

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