What does jailer mean?

Definitions for jailerˈdʒeɪ lər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jailer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkey(noun)

    someone who guards prisoners


  1. jailer(Noun)

    One who enforces confinement in a jail or prison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jailer(noun)

    the keeper of a jail or prison

  2. Origin: [OE. jailer, gailer, OF. geolier, F. gelier. See Jail.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jailer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jailer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.

  2. Anthony Robbins:

    Let fear be a counselor and not a jailer.

  3. John F. Kennedy:

    Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.

  4. Pamela Anderson:

    Captivity is still captivity no matter how gentle the jailer or the size of the cell.

  5. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart What jailer so inexorable as one's self

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