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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy

Meaning of "jailer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JAILER

jailer  [ˈdʒeɪlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JAILER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jailer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JAILER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

jailer

Prison officer

A prison officer, also known as corrections officer, correctional officer, detention officer or penal officer, is a person responsible for the supervision, safety, and security of prisoners in a prison, jail, or similar form of secure custody. Historically, terms such as jailer, jail guard, prison guard, and turnkey have also been used. Corrections officers are responsible for the care, custody, and control of individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial while on remand or who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time in a prison or jail. They are also responsible for the safety and security of the facility itself. Most officers are employed by the government of the jurisdiction in which they operate, though some are employed by private companies.

Definition of jailer in the English dictionary

The definition of jailer in the dictionary is a person in charge of prisoners in a jail.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JAILER


ala
ˈeɪlə
alar
ˈeɪlə
favela
fɑːˈveɪlə
gaoler
ˈdʒeɪlə
hailer
ˈheɪlə
inhaler
ɪnˈheɪlə
jailor
ˈdʒeɪlə
mailer
ˈmeɪlə
retailer
ˈriːteɪlə
sailor
ˈseɪlə
scalar
ˈskeɪlə
scaler
ˈskeɪlə
tailor
ˈteɪlə
talar
ˈteɪlə
Taylor
ˈteɪlə
tractor-trailer
ˌtræktəˈtreɪlə
trailer
ˈtreɪlə
Venezuela
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlə
whaler
ˈweɪlə
wholesaler
ˈhəʊlseɪlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JAILER

jai
jai alai
Jai Hind
jail
jail cell
jail delivery
jail fever
jail sentence
jail term
jail-like
jailable
jailbait
jailbird
jailbreak
jailbreaker
jaileress
jailhouse
jailless
jailor
jailoress

WORDS THAT END LIKE JAILER

bailer
bewailer
blackmailer
curtailer
derailer
detailer
e-mailer
e-tailer
entailer
horse trailer
loud-hailer
nailer
prevailer
railer
sailer
semitrailer
spoiler
squailer
tailer
tent trailer
wailer

Synonyms and antonyms of jailer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «JAILER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «jailer» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of jailer

Translation of «jailer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JAILER

Find out the translation of jailer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jailer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jailer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

狱卒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carcelero
570 millions of speakers

English

jailer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जेलर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سجان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тюремщик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

carcereiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জেলার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

geôlier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gefängniswärter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

看守
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

간수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jailer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giám ngục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறைக்காவலர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुरुंगाधिकारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gardiyan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

carceriere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

strażnik więzienny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тюремник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

temnicer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεσμοφύλακας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tronkbewaarder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jaileren
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fangevokteren
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jailer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAILER»

The term «jailer» is regularly used and occupies the 88.313 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JAILER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jailer

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3 QUOTES WITH «JAILER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word jailer.
1
Nathaniel Hawthorne
What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one's self!
2
William Hull
Captain Hale, alone, without sympathy or support, save that from above, on the near approach of death asked for a clergyman to attend him. It was refused. He then requested a Bible; that too was refused by his inhuman jailer.
3
John F. Kennedy
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAILER»

Discover the use of jailer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jailer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Napoleon's Jailer: Lt. Gen. Sir Hudson Lowe : a Life
This book is the first full-scale biography of Sir Hudson Lowe, despite the fact that he left behind a mass of correspondence and papers accumulated over a fairly long life.
Desmond Gregory, 1996
2
Thinker, Failure, Soldier, Jailer: An Anthology of Great ...
An Anthology of Great Lives in 365 Days - The Telegraph Harry Quetteville. THINKER, FAILURE, SOLDIER, JAILER THIN KER, FAILURE, SOLDIER, J AILER AN ANTII(_)L(_)(_}Y OF G.
Harry Quetteville, 2012
3
Congressional Series of United States Public Documents
Question. Wore they said to be a disguised mob ? Answer. I don't know. I think they were not. I have no recollection. Question. Did the same jailer have charge of him that had charge of Jasper? Answer. I think not, sir. I think Mr. Eustick was the ...
‎1872
4
Congressional serial set
Question. Did the same jailer have charge of him that had charge of Jasper? Answer. I think not, sir. I think Mr. Eustick was the jailer when Prater was rescned. This jailer that had charge of Jasper never returned, that I have any recollection of.
United States. Government Printing Office, 1872
5
Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia
Deputy Jailer. Bond of jailer and deputy. Oath of. Jail guards. _Salary of Jailer. Of deputy. Oi guards. Monthly report by Jailer. Jails. Control of by County Commissioners. the control of the county commissioners of roads and revenues, as further ...
Georgia, 1895
6
St. Paul: The Traveler and Roman Citizen
The jailer was also roused by the earthquake and came to the outer door; he was perhaps a soldier, or at least had something of Roman discipline, giving him presence of mind. His call for lights brought the body of diogmitai or other class of  ...
Sir William Mitchell Ramsay, Mark Wilson, 2001
7
The Southeastern Reporter
He may also take from such Jailor bond with security conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of his office." I think this makes no change as to the matter In hand. It still makes the sheriff Jailer. That Is the opening keynote of the ...
‎1903
8
Bloodline of a Mafia
As the jailer came walking out to the suspect, he stood quietly in pain, sulfuring from a gunshot into his kneecap. “Walk around the corner,” the jailer ordered the suspect. The suspect limped around the corner, as blood leak from the open ...
Steve E. Wright, 2010
9
Acts
The jailer, who had been specifically ordered to keep the prisoners secure, was ready to commit suicide rather than be executed for allowing prisoners to escape. Paul quickly intervened by assuring the jailer that the prisoners had not fled.
Paul W. Walaskay, 1998
10
Yardbird USA
The book contains a dozen true crime cases with bizarre, humorous and unjust outcomes, but all point to a single conclusion: Politicians have made a mess of the criminal justice system, and have created a monster in the U.S. prison ...
Jack W Cline, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAILER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jailer is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Guards overworked at B.C. maximum security jail, says former jailer
A former corrections officer says management at a maximum security jail in B.C. is deliberately overworking part-time guards to the point some ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
2
Calhoun County jailer charged after investigation into contraband …
A corrections officer at the Calhoun County Jail faces charges after authorities say she had conversations with jail inmates on a cell phone that ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
3
Brownwood Bulletin: Man allegedly choked woman, struck jailer
A 48-year-old man faces charges after he allegedly choked a woman in a home and struck a Brown County jailer, according to our partners at ... «KTXS, Jul 15»
4
Police: Man allegedly choked woman, struck jailer
Brownwood police released details Friday on the arrest of a man Wednesday who allegedly choked a woman in a home and struck a jailer at ... «Brownwood Bulletin, Jul 15»
5
Police: Man accused of shooting at cops punches jailer
A man in jail awaiting trial on charges of shooting at police in 2014 is now accused of punching a deputy jailer in the face. Quran Hamm, 26, of ... «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
6
Jailer Allegedly Smuggled Drugs to Inmates, Allowed Sexual Privi …
She worked as a Midland jailer for just under a year, according to friends. Officials have not determined when her "improper behavior" began. «NewsWest9.com, Jul 15»
7
County jailer arrested on a retaliation charge
A Midland County jailer is spending time on the other side of the bars after allegedly smuggling items to inmates and enabling sexual activities ... «Midland Reporter-Telegram, Jul 15»
8
Former New York police chief Kerik sued over 'From Jailer to Jailed …
Bernard Kerik, through lawyer, threatens to counter-sue. — Reuters file picNEW YORK, July 16 — Bernard Kerik, a former New York City police ... «Malay Mail Online, Jul 15»
9
McGregor: County Jailer Arrested In Shoplifting Case
MCGREGOR (July 15, 2015) A McLennan County jailer is facing charges after he was arrested in McGregor in connection with the theft of two ... «KWTX, Jul 15»
10
Former Dane County jailer gets 120 days in jail for having sex with a …
A former Dane County sheriff's deputy was sentenced to 120 days in jail Tuesday for having a sexual relationship with a woman who was in jail ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»

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