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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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