Meaning of “keeper” in the English Dictionary

"keeper" in British English

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keepernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkiː.pər/ us /ˈkiː.pɚ/

keeper noun [ C ] (GOOD PERSON/THING)

informal someone with good qualities, who you can have a long relationship with:

If he introduces you to all his friends, he's a keeper.

informal something good that is likely to be successful or useful for a long time:

These new shows are keepers.

keeper noun [ C ] (SPORT)

B1 informal a goalkeeper

(Definition of “keeper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"keeper" in American English

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keepernoun [ C ]

us /ˈki·pər/

someone responsible for guarding or taking care of a person, animal, or thing:

an animal keeper
Each of the contest judges was assigned a keeper.

(Definition of “keeper” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"keeper" in Business English

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keepernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkiːpər/ us

a person who takes care of animals, buildings, etc. or is in charge of valuable objects or information:

He is the organization's official record keeper.
an assistant keeper at the museum

informal something that is worth keeping:

I've tried many products similar to this, but this one is a keeper!
The company is doing well, and their stock is definitely a keeper.

(Definition of “keeper” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)