(British also gaoler)
Definition of jailer in English:
A person in charge of a jail or of the prisoners in it.
- 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.
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