janitor Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “janitor” in the English Dictionary

"janitor" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of janitor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"janitor" in American English

See all translations

janitornoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒæn·ɪ·t̬ər/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​clean and take ​care of a ​building
(Definition of janitor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"janitor" in Business English

See all translations

janitornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒænɪtər/ US
→  caretaker noun
(Definition of janitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “janitor”
in Korean 관리인…
in Arabic فَرّاش…
in Malaysian penjaga…
in French concierge…
in Russian сторож, вахтер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理員,看護人…
in Italian custode…
in Turkish apatman görevlisi, kapıcı…
in Polish woźn-y/a, dozor-ca/czyni, stróż…
in Spanish conserje, portero, portera…
in Vietnamese người trông nhà…
in Portuguese zelador, -ora…
in Thai ภารโรง…
in German der/die Pförtner(in)…
in Catalan encarregat, -ada de manteniment…
in Japanese 管理人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理员,看护人…
in Indonesian penjaga pintu atau gedung…
What is the pronunciation of janitor?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “janitor”

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More