(British also gaoler)
A person in charge of a jail or of the prisoners in it.
More example sentences
- She was trapped in a prison and her jailer refused to release her.
- In The Abduction from the Seraglio, in The Magic Flute, the prisoners will be guarded by jailers whose vigilance must be outwitted.
- According to press reports, the two British detainees have been told by their military jailers to plead guilty and accept 20-year prison sentences or go to trial and face certain conviction and the real threat of execution.