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Meaning of DOORKEEPER

Pronunciation:  'dowr`keepur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who guards the entrance to a building
  2. [n]  an official doorkeeper as in a courtroom or legislative chamber
 

DOORKEEPER is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: door guard, doorman, gatekeeper, hall porter, ostiary, porter, usher
 
 See Also: commissionaire, functionary, guard, night porter, official, ticket collector, ticket taker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Door"keep`er\, n.
One who guards the entrance of a house or apartment; a
porter; a janitor.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acolyte, acolytus, cerberus, concierge, deacon, diaconus, doorman, exorcist, exorcista, gatekeeper, holy orders, janitor, lector, major orders, minor orders, ostiarius, ostiary, porter, presbyter, priest, reader, receptionist, subdeacon, subdiaconus, usher, warden
 

 

 

 

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