American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who maintains grounds, as of an estate, a park, or an athletic field.
- n. someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)
“In the bottom left Gustav, my neighbor/the groundskeeper, is cutting the grass with scissors.”
“It seems to me more like art student marries groundskeeper, which is the way it makes sense.”
“So upon entering the estate, their driver called the groundskeeper, who removed them for the duration of the family's stay.”
“I made the same arrangements with the groundskeeper.”
“At lunch our host said he was sure we could hunt the property in question so Uncle, yours truly and the groundskeeper went hunting over the fence that afternoon.”
“The two jobs where it was more cost-effective to hire contractors were groundskeeper and medical records technician.”
“(Soundbite of spray paint machine) TOM GOLDMAN: With the steady hand of an artist, San Francisco Giants groundskeeper Jarred Noodle stood on the lush green grass at AT&T Park yesterday, spraying bursts of blue paint onto a World Series logo.”
“I ordered all the birds in the aviary set free as the groundskeeper could not manage to have their travelling cages prepared in time.”
“An old friend from high School has an uncle who was the head groundskeeper at the Ballpark, and I have sat in every part of the Stadium, even in the luxury boxes.”
“And at Forest Hills, that task falls to a crew led by Jim Sheridan, a man who has been tending to the grass at the West Side Tennis Club since 1964 when, as a 14-year-old, he helped out his father, a groundskeeper there since 1932.”
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