doorman

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door·man

 (dôr′măn′, -mən)
n.
A man employed to attend the entrance of a hotel, apartment house, or other building.

doorman

(ˈdɔːˌmæn; -mən)
n, pl -men
(Professions) a man employed to attend the doors of certain buildings

door•man

(ˈdɔrˌmæn, -mən, ˈdoʊr-)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
the door attendant of an apartment house, nightclub, etc.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doorman - someone who guards an entrancedoorman - someone who guards an entrance  
commissionaire - a uniformed doorman
guard - a person who keeps watch over something or someone
night porter - a porter on duty during the night
ticket collector, ticket taker - someone who is paid to admit only those who have purchased tickets
Translations
بُوَّاببَوّاب، حاجِب
dveřníkvrátný
dørmanddørvogter
ovimies
vratar
kocsirendezõ
dyravörîur
ドアマン
문지기
vaktmästare
คนเปิดประตูหน้าโรงแรมหรืออาคารต่างๆ
người gác cửa

doorman

[ˈdɔːmən] N (doormen (pl)) [of hotel, block of flats] → portero/a m/f, conserje mf

doorman

[ˈdɔːrmæn ˈdɔːrmən] n
[club] → videur/euse m/f
(in hotel)portier m
(in block of flats)concierge m

doorman

[ˈdɔːˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) (in hotel) → portiere m (in livrea); (in block of flats) → portinaio

door

(doː) noun
1. the usually hinged barrier, usually of wood, which closes the entrance of a room, house etc. He knocked loudly on the door.
2. a means of achieving something. the door to success.
ˈdoorknob noun
a knob-shaped handle for opening and closing a door.
ˈdoorman noun
a man on duty at the door of a hotel, store etc.
ˈdoormat noun
a mat kept in front of the door for people to wipe their feet on.
ˈdoorstep noun
a raised step just outside the door of a house.
ˈdoorway noun
the space usually filled by a door. He was standing in the doorway.
on one's doorstep
very close to where one lives. The Welsh mountains are on our doorstep.

doorman

بُوَّاب dveřník dørmand Portier θυρωρός portero ovimies portier vratar portiere ドアマン 문지기 portier dørvakt portier porteiro швейцар vaktmästare คนเปิดประตูหน้าโรงแรมหรืออาคารต่างๆ kapıcı người gác cửa 门卫
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These doormen save the police having to stand outside pubs that are known for trouble, a thing no police force can afford, with the reduction in staff.
We spoke to security expert Karl Barry about what a doorman can legally do during a confrontation: | Doormen are not free to use excessive force or violence Generally speaking, doormen can only use force if it is first used against them.
The performance of Karel Doormen during that emergency earned the Royal Dutch Navy a fair measure of kudos.
The doormen are the most public presence in any building, and their attitude and attention make a real difference to every resident and their visitors.
TWO doormen had "no concerns" about the condition of a man ejected from a nightclub and restrained for seven minutes, despite the possibility that he had "passed out", as he was "breathing fine", they told an inquest jury.
Prosecutors said Rowles deliberately drove the car at doormen who were standing over his mate.
When the bouncers opened the door John, 35, and Scott, 36, ran back up the stairs and began fighting with the doormen.
Richard, managing director of the now-defunct LRS Security, said the doormen have suffered from a severe backlash.
A NIGHTCLUB boss offered doormen cash to attack his brother, a murder trial heard yesterday.
UKPRwire, Mon Sep 26 2011] Guoman hotels has teamed up with renowned millinery designer,J Smith Esquire, to create five bespoke hats- one for each of the five hotel's greeting doormen.
There are approximately 140,000 doormen in England alone and there are thousands of others who have experienced prison.
Giving credit to the two doormen for restraining Taylor, Mr Neary said: "He has gone forearmed and had threatened to use the knife.