verb (used without object)
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Origin of janitor
OTHER WORDS FROM janitorjan·i·to·ri·al [jan-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ˌdʒæn ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjectiveun·der·jan·i·tor, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for janitor
Relisha Rudd, then 8, was last seen with Kahlil Malik Tatum, a janitor at the shelter.This D.C. baby’s mother was charged with her death. But nothing is solved.|Petula Dvorak|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
At Miller’s high school, there were a handful of janitors for this very large student population, and they were mostly people of color.
There were numerous instances, not just in high school but also in college, where he would throw his trash or leave his trash out and encourage others to do the same, saying, “This is what we have the janitors here to do.”
That led the late downtown Alderman Burton Natarus to describe himself as a ward janitor, while former council progressive Joe Moore called the body a Midwestern version of the Soviet politburo.When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting and a Lawmaker Not a Lawmaker? When It’s Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago.|by Mick Dumke|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
MTS officers once violently arrested an Iraqi immigrant for trespassing at a trolley station, even though he was a janitor reporting for work.Morning Report: MTS Says Its Officers Are Exempt from State Law|Voice of San Diego|June 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Everybody from Bill Gates to his janitor wants the economy to grow.
He admits to us that most of the time he is more of a janitor than a brewmaster.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France|Jeff Campagna|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Nightman Cometh An illiterate janitor writes a musical to woo a woman who has a restraining order against him.Why ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Is Funny: An Examination of Scenes, Stripped of Context|Caitlin Dickson|November 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a janitor working in a cleaning service, he claimed to have insider information.The Mississippi Man Caught Mailing Ricin-Letters is an Elvis Impersonator|Justin Green|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
AOC officials declined to discuss janitor compensation, but SAA officials were willing to share details.The Administration's Thin Complaints About the Sequester|Megan McArdle|March 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The janitor should wash the clothes-racks with the acid bichloride solution every time he sweeps.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
As Genevieve hoped would be the case, the janitor had not finished his nightly duties.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Say, the janitor service in this old ark is something I couldn't describe to a gentleman.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
He says th' more he practises medicine th' more he becomes a janitor with a knowledge iv cookin'.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
"In most places like this, the office boy or the janitor does such work," said Harry.From Farm to Fortune|Horatio Alger Jr.