janitorial

adjective
jan·​i·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌja-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce janitorial (audio) \

Definition of janitorial

: of, relating to, or involved in the cleaning, repairing, and maintenance work done by a janitor janitorial duties the hospital's janitorial staff The janitorial closet smelled pungently of bleach and cleaning solvents.— Carl Hiaasen

First Known Use of janitorial

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Janitorial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/janitorial. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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