Synonyms of jailer
jailer or gaoler
guardDictionary • The chief said someone slugged the jailer and opened the cell.
guard • The prisoners overpowered their guards and locked them in a cell.
warden (US, Canadian) • The prisoners seized three wardens.
captor • They did not know what their captors had planned for them.
warder • The inmates of the jail have taken a prison warder hostage.
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captorYou can refer to the person who has captured a person or animal as their captor.
• They did not know what their captors had planned for them.
guardA guard is someone such as a soldier, police officer, or prison officer who is guarding a particular place or person.
• The prisoners overpowered their guards and locked them in a cell.
Thesaurus for jailer from the Collins English Thesaurus