One that keeps, especially:
- An attendant, a guard, or a warden.
- One that has the charge or care of something.A lion keeper; the keeper of the budget.
- A goalkeeper.
A play made by the quarterback who keeps the ball after it is snapped and then runs with it.
One that is worth keeping, especially a fish large enough to be legally caught.
A person or thing that keeps.
- A guard, as of prisoners or animals.
- A guardian or protector.
- A curator.
- A custodian; caretaker.
- A gamekeeper.
- Any of several devices for keeping something in place, as a clasp.
- Something that keeps or lasts (well or poorly).
Something worth keeping, as a fish large enough for a fisherman to keep legally.
A play in which the quarterback takes the ball from the center and runs with it.
(slang) A person or thing worth keeping.
You can throw out all the blurry photos, but the one with her and her daughter is certainly a keeper.
One who remains or keeps in a place or position.
Origin of keeper
keep + -er