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keeper

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Other Sports
keep‧er [countable]
1BO someone who looks after animals:
a beekeeper
Bob is head lion keeper at the zoo.
gamekeeper, zoo-keeper
2BO someone whose job is to look after a particular place or thing:
a lighthouse keeper
keeper of
the keeper of Greek coins in the British Museum
3 British English informalDSO a goalkeeper
4

I am not somebody's keeper

spoken used to say that you are not responsible for someone else's actions

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