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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.
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doorman

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

(ˈdɔrˌmæn, -mən, ˈdoʊr-)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
the door attendant of an apartment house, nightclub, etc.
[1855–60]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

doorman

[ˈdɔːrmæn ˈdɔːrmən] n
[club] → videur/euse m/f
(in hotel)portier m
(in block of flats)concierge m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

doorman

[ˈdɔːˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) (in hotel) → portiere m (in livrea); (in block of flats) → portinaio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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References in periodicals archive ?
A member of the public helped the doorman, Derek Denton, to wrestle the man to the ground and held him until the police arrived.
Caption: John Battle, who has been a doorman at Eastwood Towers for over two decades, was honored by Property Service Workers Union 32BJ and Straus News as Doorman of the Year, at their Annual Building Service Workers Awards ceremony.
Police and ambulance were called and Mr Green was found to have a black eye as a result of the blow but he refused to make any complaint against the doorman.
He was grateful to the doorman, regretted his actions and wanted to put things right, added Mr Bousfield.
|Liverpool doorman John Brum, left, with A-Team star Mr T and Charlie Seiga, in background, at Mr Seiga's West Derby restaurant, The Orchard Garden
The significance of The Doorman is to be found in the rich dialogue that the novel sets up with and among the readers.
So she left him outside, where, in an altercation with the doorman, he was clubbed on the head with a baseball bat.
The doorman sat on his bare, hard stool, top hat tilted forward in sleep.
A ROW over a cigarette led to the death of a popular doorman by causing "a fatal adrenalin rush", a court heard.
Prosecutors also revealed fingerprint tests are being carried out as part of a wider probe into suspected attempts to intimidate a doorman out of testifying about a brutal beating he was subjected to.
A BLACK Country nightclub could be shut for good after a doorman was shot.
A YOUNG rugby star in fancy dress grappled with a bouncer as his girlfriend clobbered the doorman with her handbag after the player was barred from a Coventry nightclub, a court heard.