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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He taught younger become with out." Former LiverpoolPeter Stockley He became synonymous with the Green Lane club, holding court with customers and employing scores of doormen over the years.
Door staff were attending to a member of the public who required first aid, when Thomas James Davies arrived at Atik nightclub and started poking one of the doormen in the arm, which triggered the incident on Sunday morning.
The figures were released under a Freedom of Information request to West Yorkshire Police and showed all the attacks by 'doormen' in Huddersfield, Holmfirth and Dewsbury in the three-year period.
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.
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.
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. The altercation then continued down the stairs and Mr Jopling followed.
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.