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zookeeper Syllabification: zoo·keep·er
Pronunciation: /ˈzo͞oˌkēpər/

Definition of zookeeper in English:


An animal attendant employed in a zoo.
Example sentences
  • When hostilities broke out, zookeepers fled, and the animals were left to starve, living in cages without food, water, and in some cases, access to sunlight.
  • Richard Joseph, a senior zookeeper and wildlife conservationist, said the exchange of animals was part of the society's thrust to promote wildlife farming locally.
  • Often, all it takes is a controlled encounter with a live bat through a wildlife guide or zookeeper and the horror spell is permanently broken.

Words that rhyme with zookeeper

bookkeeper • treecreeper

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