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doorman  n.  Someone who guards the entrance to a building.
Synonyms: doorkeeper, door guard, hall porter, porter, gatekeeper.

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"Doorman" Quotes from Famous Books

... there was confusion. Having completed its week in Washington, the play was about to move elsewhere, and furniture was already coming out into the narrow passage, and being piled up to be taken on wagons to the train. It took us some time to find the doorman, and it took the doorman—as it always does take doormen—a long, long time to depart into the unknown region of dressing rooms, with the cards we gave him, and a still ...
— American Adventures - A Second Trip 'Abroad at home' • Julian Street

... "come here. This lady is my pal. There are times when a man has to tell things to a woman. That's what women are for. When you feel you've got to tell things to a woman, you come and tell them to H lne. Don't be afraid of that peacock of a doorman; push him over. He's so ...
— Through stained glass • George Agnew Chamberlain

... hotel, and passed into the tea-room, which was now rapidly filling up. The doorman greeted Mr. Canning by name. An obsequious majordomo wafted him and his lady, with smiles, to the little table of his choice. Many eyes were drawn to the young pair. He was a man to be noticed in any company, but in presence and in air she was ...
— V. V.'s Eyes • Henry Sydnor Harrison

Words linked to "Doorman" :   doorkeeper, ostiary, night porter, ticket collector, guard, door guard, porter, commissionaire, ticket taker, hall porter, gatekeeper

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