- /ˈkipə / (say 'keepuh)
1. someone who keeps or guards.
2. a gamekeeper.
3. a wicketkeeper.
4. a shopkeeper.
5. a goalkeeper.
6. a person in charge of something valuable, as the custodian of a museum, zoo, or any section thereof.
7. something that keeps, or serves to guard, hold in place, retain, etc.
8. → guard ring.
9. a belt loop.
10. Electricity a soft iron bar placed across the poles of a permanent magnet in order to prevent loss of magnetism during storage.
11. Colloquial something or someone that you wish to keep.
12. let (or allow to) go through to the keeper, Colloquial to allow an opinion or remark to pass without comment.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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keeper — ► NOUN 1) a person who manages or looks after something or someone. 2) a goalkeeper or wicketkeeper. 3) an object which protects or secures another. 4) a bar of soft iron placed across the poles of a horseshoe magnet to maintain its strength … English terms dictionary
keeper — [kēp′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that keeps; specif., a) a guard, as of prisoners or animals b) a guardian or protector c) Chiefly Brit. a curator d) a custodian; caretaker e) Brit. a gamekeeper f) … English World dictionary