from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man employed to attend the entrance of a hotel, apartment house, or other building.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A man who holds open the door at the entrance to a building, summons taxicabs, and provides an element of security; in apartment buildings, he also accepts deliveries and may perform certain concierge type services.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. someone who guards the entrance to a building.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An officer or attendant stationed at a door to guard it, maintain order, etc.; a doorkeeper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who guards an entrance


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