janitress

[ jan-i-tris ]
/ ˈdʒæn ɪ trɪs /

noun

a woman who is a janitor.

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Origin of janitress

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; janit(o)r + -ess

usage note for janitress

See -ess.
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