- [C]看门人 person who is employed to look after a house,building,etc.
- [C]（主人外出时房地产的）看管人，代管人 a person who looks after a house or land when the owner is absent
- [C]照看人；监护人；护理人员 a person such as a teacher, parent, nurse, etc. who takes care of other people
- 暂时代理的；临时的 holding power temporarily;interim
a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily;
"he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected"
- This block of flats has a non-resident caretaker.
- The caretaker stokes up twice a day.
- The caretaker of the warehouse was trustworthy.
- At the end of the day, the children put their chairs on their desks so that the caretaker could sweep the floor of the classroom.
- The children can help clear up after a school event if the caretaker is ill.
- He is the caretaker of our school.
- He's the caretaker of a huge mansion in California.
- Large houses often have a caretaker who does the gardening and repairs.
- For a year he held the premiership in a caretaker capacity.
- The club has recently appointed a caretaker manager.