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doorkeeper

noun door·keep·er \-ˌkē-pər\

: someone who guards a door and checks people to see if they are allowed to enter the building

Full Definition of DOORKEEPER

:  a person who tends a door
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Examples of DOORKEEPER

  1. <the doorkeeper held the door open for us so we didn't have to put down our packages>

First Known Use of DOORKEEPER

1535

Related to DOORKEEPER

Synonyms
doorman, gatekeeper, janitor, porter [chiefly British]

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