caretaker

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Etymology[edit]

From care + taker.

Noun[edit]

caretaker (plural caretakers)

  1. Someone who takes care of a place or thing; someone looking after somewhere, or with responsibility for keeping a place in good repair.
  2. Someone who takes care of a person; a parent, carer or other guardian.

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Adjective[edit]

caretaker (not comparable)

  1. 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.

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