janitor janitor  /ˈdʒæ nə tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone employed to clean and maintain a building

Usage(s):

  1. Harry Parker had held various jobs around the Capitol for 17 years before he went over to the potent House Ways Means Committee as janitor.
  2. A janitor abruptly decides he will become a writer, while his glamorous wife, selling fox capes in a big hotel, suddenly, while still young, develops Parkinson's.
  3. Flourishing the order he entered the Tabernacle, told the janitor to get out.

News

  1. Police: 58-year-old janitor arrested for camera in women's locker room

    The Tega Cay man accused of installing a camera in the women's locker room of the YMCA is now facing dozens of voyeurism charges. Eyewitness News first found out about 58-year-old John Eddy's arrest a little more than a week ago. According to his booking information, Eddy is now facing 25 counts of voyeurism. Deputies said Eddy was a janitor at the Lake Wylie YMCA and installed the camera to spy ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. I-35 rest stop janitor run over, killed on the job

    CLOQUET, Minn. - Greg Blackburn was just doing one of his jobs Wednesday evening - as janitor at the Mahtowa rest stop along Interstate 35 in Carlton County - when he was run over by the driver of a pickup truck.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  3. Worldwide Janitor Adds Organic Cleaning Product Line from Snee Chemical Company

    NEW ORLEANS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Janitor ( https://worldwidejanitor.com ) has recently added the full selection of Snee Chemical Company's "Nature Products" to their already ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "John Pont meant an awful lot to me. He was the captain of my very first team at Miami in 1951 and was an outstanding leader," Parseghian said in a statement. "As a person, John could identify with everyone he met, from the janitor to the...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Ara Parseghian Source: Forbes

  2. "Originally The Janitor was going to end up being a figment of JD's imagination (I never expected the show to last more than a few episodes so that would have been possible -- and why he only interacted with JD at first)," Lawrence wrote in a...
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Bill Lawrence Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

  3. "The janitor went by and I grabbed him," Coughlin said at his Wednesday press conference. "I wanted to make sure I could bounce it off him."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Tom Coughlin Source: Jackson Sun

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