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noun as in guard for entrance

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He died on the steps of the building in the arms of Giuseppe Onorato, the doorman and only witness to the shooting, who himself was shot.

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A doorman at the Ritz-Carlton took to serving him carrots on a silver tray.

Sure, they got an invite, and paid the $20.16 required to get past the doorman, but Hillary Clinton?

"Walter Gropius," I say to the doorman who looks a bit like Mike Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad.

Singh worked as a doorman in a local hotel and Kaur was a waitress.

The doorman apparently did not think to question what was so clearly a dad with his toddler son.

First off, it was one of those second-rate places that boasted no doorman.

It seems his room-mate found him, in bed, in his night-wear, and immediately called the doorman of the house.

"Sure, if he'll see you," answered the doorman, unlocking and swinging open the broad portal.

Here was reserve itself done into a box-office clerk, a doorman, and an assistant, glorying in their fine positions.

I gave him half a crown for himself, while the dignified doorman called me a hansom.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doorman, such as: concierge, and porter.

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