a person who is responsible for the care and maintenance of a particular tract of land, as an estate, a park, or a cemetery.
a person in charge of maintaining a football field, baseball diamond, etc.

Nearby words

  1. groundsel tree,
  2. groundshare,
  3. groundsheet,
  4. groundside,
  5. groundsill,
  6. groundsman,
  7. groundspeed,
  8. groundswell,
  9. groundwater,
  10. groundwood

Origin of groundskeeper

1930–35; + grounds “lawn and gardens” + keeper

Related formsgrounds·keep·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019