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Definition of "janitor" []

  • One who attends to the maintenance or cleaning of a building. (noun)
  • A doorman. (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 "janitor" in a sentence
  • "Likewise the janitor is not expected to make decisions on the firms new product line."
  • "February 25th, 2010 at 10: 20 am ralph the wonder llama, official spokesllama for the Llama Milk Council® says: pezmiztix says: bob, typical progressive compassion on display … .. being a janitor is somehow below human standards …."
  • "Two hours after a game ends, a janitor is cleaning the locker rooms and finds Wallace dead in the showers ..."