doorkeeper

  • 1 Doorkeeper — • A minor order also called doorkeeper Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Doorkeeper — Door keep er, n. One who guards the entrance of a house or apartment; a porter; a janitor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 doorkeeper — [dôr′kēp′ər] n. a person guarding the entrance of a house, hotel, etc.; porter …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Doorkeeper — A doorkeeper, also known as doorman (plural doormen), is someone who is posted at, and often guards, a door, or by extension another entrance (specific similar terms exist, e.g. Gatekeeper, Hall porter)Specific uses include: * Residential doormen …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 doorkeeper — UK [ˈdɔː(r)ˌkiːpə(r)] / US [ˈdɔrˌkɪpər] noun [countable] Word forms doorkeeper : singular doorkeeper plural doorkeepers someone whose job is to guard the main door of a building such as a hotel or club and help people when they go in or come out …

    English dictionary

  • 6 doorkeeper — noun The person in charge of an entryway, sometimes just a doorman, sometimes something more. The manager at Carnegie Hall was told to get another usher in his stead; the doorkeeper at the theatre was warned not to admit him to the house; and… …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 doorkeeper — [[t]dɔ͟ː(r)kiːpə(r)[/t]] doorkeepers N COUNT A doorkeeper is a person whose job is to stand at the door of a building such as a hotel and help people who are going in or out …

    English dictionary

  • 8 doorkeeper — noun Date: 1535 a person who tends a door …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 doorkeeper — /dawr kee peuhr, dohr /, n. 1. a person who guards the entrance of a building. 2. Brit. a janitor; hall porter. 3. Rom. Cath. Ch. ostiary (def. 1). [1525 35; DOOR + KEEPER] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 doorkeeper — Synonyms and related words: acolyte, acolytus, cerberus, concierge, deacon, diaconus, doorman, exorcist, exorcista, gatekeeper, holy orders, janitor, lector, major orders, minor orders, ostiarius, ostiary, porter, presbyter, priest, reader,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 doorkeeper — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. doorman, porter, gatekeeper, concierge, sentry, access controller. See safety …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 doorkeeper — door|keep|er [ˈdo:ˌki:pə US ˈdo:rˌki:pər] n someone who guards the main door of a large building and lets people in and out …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 doorkeeper — door|keep|er [ dɔr,kipər ] noun count someone whose job is to guard the main door of a building …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 doorkeeper — n. one who tends or guards an entrance …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 doorkeeper — noun a person on duty at the entrance to a building …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 doorkeeper — n. Porter, concierge …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 doorkeeper — noun (C) someone who guards the main door of a large building and lets people in and out …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Doorkeeper — the fourth rank of minor orders of the ministry; their functions were similar to those of a modern verger, heading processions and undertaking general care of the church fabric …

    Medieval glossary

  • 19 doorkeeper — n 1. porter, Inf. doorkeep, doorman, gatekeeper, ostiary; guard, turnkey, sentinel, sentry, watchman, warder, watchdog. 2. guardian, keeper, warden, conservator, caretaker, custodian, concierge, janitor …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 doorkeeper — door•keep•er [[t]ˈdɔrˌki pər, ˈdoʊr [/t]] n. 1) a person who guards the entrance of a building 2) Brit. a janitor; hall porter • Etymology: 1525–35 …

    From formal English to slang