how to pronounce keeper


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the above transcription of keeper is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

keeper frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word keeper occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

keeper is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of keeper in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… about was my brother's keeper initiative …”

meanings of keeper


  1. One who remains or keeps in a place or position.
  2. A part of a mechanism that catches or retains another part, for example the part of a door lock that fits in the frame and receives the bolt.
  3. One who keeps something.
  4. An offensive play in which the quarterback runs toward the goal with the ball after it is snapped.
  5. A person charged with guarding or caring for, storing, or maintaining something; a custodian, a guard; sometimes a gamekeeper.
  6. A fruit or vegetable that keeps for some time without spoiling.
  7. The player charged with guarding a goal or wicket. Short form of goalkeeper, wicketkeeper.
  8. A person or thing worth keeping.


  1. An English surname for the keeper of a castle.

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