Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "custodian" []

  • One that has charge of something; a caretaker: the custodian of a minor child's estate; the custodian of an absentee landlord's property. (noun)
  • A janitor: worked nights as custodian of a high school. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "custodian" in a sentence
  • "So an order binding on a parent or custodian is not out of line or even remarkable."
  • "The radium custodian is mentioned in the title story, which is set in in the"
  • "The custodian is also prepared to provide some explanation (in Spanish) of both the techniques used and the subject matter chosen by those enterprising indigenous eighteenth century "Michelangelos" of the New World."