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1. keeper

noun. ['ˈkiːpɝ'] someone in charge of other people.

Synonyms

  • baby-sitter
  • baby minder
  • screw
  • turnkey
  • prison guard
  • guardian
  • nurse
  • babysitter
  • defender
  • nursemaid
  • shielder
  • gaoler
  • babyminder
  • nanny
  • minder
  • sitter
  • jailor
  • baby farmer
  • protector

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • keep (English)
  • kepen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Keeper

  • streeper
  • sweeper
  • steeper
  • sleeper
  • schlieper
  • teper
  • scheper
  • reaper
  • pieper
  • neeper
  • leiper
  • leeper
  • kieper
  • keiper
  • deeper
  • cheaper
  • beeper

How do you pronounce keeper?

Pronounce keeper as ˈkipər.

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Sentences with keeper


1. Noun, singular or mass
Move the belt keeper rod from the PTO pulley mounted under the engine.

2. Adjective, comparative
A common quandary a keeper encounters involves opening the feed bin only to find it crawling with bugs.

Quotes about keeper


1. While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.
- Bryant H. McGill

2. Hate. Huh. He'd never hated himself. If anything, he'd always liked himself a little too much. Once, a human female had even accused him of picturing his own face while he climaxed. He hadn't denied it, either, and next time he'd slept with her, he'd made sure to scream, "Strider"at the pivotal moment."--Strider, keeper of the demon of Defeat--
- Gena Showalter, The Darkest Secret

3. If I am never to have you again after this night, this moment, you will remain the wife of my soul. Keeper of my heart.
- Penelope Williamson, A Wild Yearning

2. wicket-keeper

noun. stands behind the wicket to catch balls.

3. record-keeper

noun. someone responsible for keeping records.

Synonyms

  • official
  • rapporteur
  • registrar
  • recorder

Antonyms

  • unauthorized
  • unestablished
  • irregular
  • unconfirmed

4. keeper

noun. ['ˈkiːpɝ'] one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals.

Synonyms

  • curator
  • custodian
  • house sitter
  • greenskeeper
  • janitor
  • guardian
  • pet sitter
  • zoo keeper
  • lighthouse keeper
  • game warden
  • defender
  • caretaker
  • critter sitter
  • shielder
  • gamekeeper
  • steward
  • protector

Antonyms

  • man
  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • stander

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • keep (English)
  • kepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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