caretaker
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɛɹˌteɪ.kɚ/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɛəˌteɪ.kə/
Noun

caretaker (plural caretakers)

  1. Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.
    Synonyms: concierge, janitor
  2. Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.
Translations Translations Adjective

caretaker (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly, UK) Temporary, on a short term basis.
    Synonyms: interim
    Johnson had to be drafted in as the caretaker manager after Hewlett resigned without warning the day before the final.
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