Definition of warden
- game warden
- air raid warden
- warden of the mint
the warden of the cemetery
in his role as warden of the school, a principal must provide a safe environment for the students
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
: a person who is in charge of or takes care of something
: an official who is in charge of a prison
: any one of various officials at a British college
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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