bodyguard

noun body·guard \ ˈbä-dē-ˌgärd \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of bodyguard

:a usually armed attendant or group of attendants whose duty is to protect a person

Examples of bodyguard in a Sentence

  1. They entered the building surrounded by bodyguards.

  2. a member of the royal bodyguard

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First Known Use of bodyguard

1701


BODYGUARD Defined for English Language Learners

bodyguard

noun

Definition of bodyguard for English Language Learners

  • : a person or group of people whose job is to protect someone


BODYGUARD Defined for Kids

bodyguard

noun body·guard \ ˈbä-dē-ˌgärd \

Definition of bodyguard for Students

:a person or a group of persons whose duty it is to protect someone


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