Definition of Doorkeeper

1. Noun. An official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber.

Exact synonyms: Usher
Generic synonyms: Functionary, Official
Derivative terms: Usherette



2. Noun. The lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church.
Exact synonyms: Ostiarius, Ostiary
Generic synonyms: Clergyman, Man Of The Cloth, Reverend, Holy Order, Order

3. Noun. Someone who guards an entrance.

Definition of Doorkeeper

1. n. One who guards the entrance of a house or apartment; a porter; a janitor.

Definition of Doorkeeper

1. Noun. The person in charge of an entryway, sometimes just a doorman, sometimes something more. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doorkeeper

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doorkeeper

doorcases
doorcheek
doorcheeks
doore
doored
doores
doorframe
doorframes
doorga
doorgame
doorgames
doorhandle
dooring
doorjamb
doorjambs
doorkeeper (current term)
doorkeepers
doorknob
doorknobs
doorknock
doorknocked
doorknocker
doorknockers
doorknocking
doorknocks
doorless
doorlike
doorline
doorlock
doormaker

Literary usage of Doorkeeper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and Rules of the House of Representatives by Clarence A. Cannon, United States Congress. House, Thomas Jefferson (1919)
"The doorkeeper shall enforce strictly the rules relating to the privileges of ... The law also requires of the doorkeeper certain administrative duties (I, ..."

2. Acts Passed by the General Assembly of Georgia by Georgia (1898)
"A resolution providing for the payment of the assistant doorkeeper of tihe iHouse, ... Also for the payment of a doorkeeper for the rear door of the ..."

3. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1885)
"Mr. Cope having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected doorkeeper for the session, who appeared and was sworn into office by ..."

4. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by New York (State). Constitutional Convention (1916)
"doorkeeper Patrick J. Calnon.... 5 per day. Stationery clerk Frank J. Schumm. . . 5 per day. ... doorkeeper WB Clerk 5 per day, Stenographer to Secretary. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... engrossing clerk, enrolling clerk, tile clerk, bill clerk, and postmistress, serjeant-at-arms, doorkeeper, six assistant doorkeeper», two janitors. ..."

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