Simple Definition of caretaker
: a person who takes care of buildings or land while the owner is not there
: a person who gives physical or emotional care to someone (such as a child, an old person, or someone who is sick)
Full Definition of caretaker
1 : one that gives physical or emotional care and support <served as caretaker to the younger children>
2 : one that takes care of the house or land of an owner who may be absent
3 : one temporarily fulfilling the function of office <a caretaker government>
Examples of caretaker in a sentence
We have a caretaker who watches the place for us while we are away.
<hired a caretaker for the mansion during the winter months>
First Known Use of caretaker
CARETAKER Defined for Kids
Definition of caretaker for Students
: a person who takes care of property for someone else
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