Janitor vs Streetcleaner - What's the difference?

janitor | streetcleaner |


As nouns the difference between janitor and streetcleaner

is that janitor is (chiefly|us) someone who looks after the maintenance and cleaning of a public building while streetcleaner is a person employed to clean streets by removing litter etc.

janitor

Noun

  • (en noun) (female:'' janitress''' or '''janitrix (''rare ))
  • (chiefly, US) someone who looks after the maintenance and cleaning of a public building.
  • a doorman
  • Synonyms

    * maintenance person * (mostly British ) caretaker * cleaner * (British) concierge * custodian * (One who cleans and maintains a garden) groundskeeper * curator * porter

    streetcleaner

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person employed to clean streets by removing litter etc.
  • * 1982 , Donald Appleyard, Livable Streets (page 98)
  • On the light streets, better streetcleaners , more trees, more police, and quieter buses were the most popular improvements, followed by cutting down the number of cars and improving children's play space.