Definition of janitorial in English:

janitorial

adjective

North American
  • See janitor

    • ‘It supplies linen to hotels, restaurants and hospitals, as well as renting out work-wear and supplying hygiene paper supplies and janitorial chemical supplies.’
    • ‘Responsibilities also include floor maintenance and janitorial work throughout the facility.’
    • ‘I said get rid of them, but he returned the next day to report that the janitorial service refused to clean unlined baskets if people threw away wet garbage like coffee grounds or food.’
    • ‘The new jobs that are being created, a huge percentage of them are minimum wage jobs, fast-food restaurants, janitorial jobs, part-time jobs, low-wage jobs, jobs with no benefits.’
    • ‘Maybe it's just me, but I'm somewhat reassured that medication mistakes were committed by nurses and not the janitorial staff or the people who come in to pick up the laundry.’

Pronunciation

janitorial

/dʒanɪˈtɔːrɪəl/