Zookeeper (noun)

A person who is responsible for the care and management of animals in a zoo.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in american naturalist. from zoo- + keeper.


  1. The zookeeper made sure the lions were well-fed and had clean water.
  2. The zookeeper has been working at the zoo for over 10 years and knows every animal by name.
  3. Visitors could see the zookeeper giving the monkeys their daily treats.
  4. The zookeeper was able to teach the elephant to perform tricks using positive reinforcement.
  5. The zookeeper was proud of the work he had done to create a comfortable habitat for the zoo's animals.
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