Definition of Doorman

1. Noun. Someone who guards an entrance.




Definition of Doorman

1. Noun. A man who holds open the door at the entrance to a building, summons taxicabs, and provides an element of security; in apartment buildings, he also accepts deliveries and may perform certain concierge type services. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doorman

1. the door attendant of a building [n DOORMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doorman

doorkeepers
doorknob
doorknobs
doorknock
doorknocked
doorknocker
doorknockers
doorknocking
doorknocks
doorless
doorlike
doorline
doorlock
doormaker
doormakers
doorman (current term)
doormat
doormats
doormen
doorn
doornail
doornails
doorns
doorpeople
doorperson
doorpersons
doorplate
doorplates
doorpost
doorposts

Literary usage of Doorman

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1855)
"It was tried before GIBBS, CJ, at Guildhall, at the sittings after Trinity term, 1816, when it appeared, principally by admissions, that doorman agreed to ..."

2. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1904)
"Upon the whole I am of doorman, opinion with the Court below, and shall move your Lordships to give judgment for the defendant in error. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, William Montagu Manning (1835)
"Hall, Mann. Dig. 2nd edit. 376. (6) 2 Lord Raym. 909. (c) 1 H. Bla. 153. (tl) Jones on Bailments, 119. 1834. doorman v. JENKINS. ..."

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