janitor definition

  • noun:
    • one that attends on upkeep or cleansing of a building.
    • A doorman.
    • a person who looks after the upkeep and cleaning of a public building.
    • a doorman
    • A door-keeper; a porter.
    • person who is required to look after a public building, or a building occupied for workplaces, suites of areas, etc.; a caretaker; -- the obligations may include removal of rubbish, cleaning associated with rooms and community places, and small repairs.
    • A doorkeeper; a porter.
    • A man employed to take charge of rooms or structures, to see that they're held clean and to be able, to lock and unlock them, and generally to care for all of them.
    • somebody employed to wash and continue maintaining a building

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