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caretaker (plural caretakers)
- Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.
- Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.
One who takes care of a place or thing.
One who takes care of a person.
caretaker (not comparable)
- (chiefly Britain) Temporary, on a short term basis.
- Johnson had to be drafted in as the caretaker manager after Hewlett resigned without warning the day before the final.
- interim (US)