groundkeeper


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ground·keep·er

 (ground′kē′pər)
n.
Variant of groundskeeper.
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grounds•keep•er

(ˈgraʊndzˌki pər)

also groundkeeper



n.
a person responsible for the care and maintenance of an estate, park, football field, or the like.
[1950–55]
grounds′keep`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groundkeeper - someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)groundkeeper - someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)
gardener - someone employed to work in a garden
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Translations

groundkeeper

[ˈgraʊndˌkiːpəʳ] groundskeeper (US) Nencargado m (del mantenimiento de una pista de deporte)
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In the late 1980s the church's groundkeeper - and the man who ran The Shed - William Lambert abused children in a hut on the church's grounds.
The Groundkeeper's Cottage is in homage to which muchloved character?
The report comes a week after Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million in damages to a school groundkeeper who developed cancer after years of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide, and other glyphosate-based weed killers.
George fears that the groundkeeper, "Old Hodges," "past seventy and getting very crusty" and therefore the reciprocal of his own vitality, will discover them.
But something about the neighbourhood feels out of kilter and Chris is unnerved by the passive behaviour of the Armitages' black groundkeeper Walter (Marcus Henderson) and maid Georgina (Betty Gabriel).
He is warmly welcomed by Dean Armitage (Bradley Whitford) and his wife, Missy (Catherine Keener) but Chris is unnerved by the passivity of the Armitages' black groundkeeper Walter (Marcus Henderson) and maid Georgina (Betty Gabriel).
He is warmly welcomed by Dean Armitage (Bradley Whitford) and wife, Missy (Catherine Keener) but Chris is unnerved by the passivity of Armitages' black groundkeeper Walter (Marcus Henderson) and maid Georgina (Betty Gabriel).
Casually brushing himself off, he again accedes to the appreciative fans--until a groundkeeper appears and Keaton's mind game is over.
He acts as groundkeeper at Hall Bower, spending hours roping out the fields, opening up the facilities, watching the games and when everyone has left, collects everything in and locks up.
Aintree Racecourse's new groundkeeper, Mark Ainsley, at the daunting Valentines jump
June 17: Groundkeeper Jimmy McKinstrey appears in court for the first time accused of serious sex offences against boys at St Ninian's.