Example sentences for: janitor

How can you use “janitor” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Bauer said that his father was a janitor and that this wasn't fair.

  • Obsession, after all, is what connects increasingly popular outsider artists such as Henry Darger, a Chicago janitor who painted and wrote a 15,000-page fantasy about little girls with penises, to insider artists such as Burden, Ashkin, and Ray.

  • Darger spent nearly all his life living alone in a rented room in Chicago, earning his living as a janitor in a hospital during the day, going to Mass frequently, and coming home at night to work on his paintings and his writing.

  • The more usual form of singularizing appears when we are told that someone is no longer in the good grace of someone else; the ground for divorce was...; the supervisor or custodian (i.e., janitor] of a school building was also responsible for the upkeep of its ground ; and one reporter, evidently mightily disturbed by the prevalent pluralism, even tried to make a singular noun still more so by lopping off its final s : a specie of mammal (which one might think is right on the money).

  • On This Week , George Stephanopoulos agreed that Bauer "is becoming the populist in the race," noting that Bauer's supporters "love the fact that he was the son of a janitor."


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