Definition of bodyguard
: a usually armed attendant or group of attendants whose duty is to protect a person
Examples of bodyguard in a Sentence
They entered the building surrounded by bodyguards.
a member of the royal bodyguard
Recent Examples of bodyguard from the Web
A-Rod has joked about the fact that her fans keep mistaking him for a bodyguard.
During a break in her Singapore concert, the Grammy winner stopped the show to wish her bodyguard Jacob a happy birthday.
The d’Ennevals eventually gave up at which point the king sent his own gun-bearer and bodyguard, François Antoine.
Milwaukee Bucks Team needs: A bodyguard for Giannis Picks: 17, 48 2016-17 results: 42-40, lost in first round Milwaukee could use a big man to play with Giannis Antetokounmpo, but a lot of the pieces are already set for the Bucks.
Police bullets whizzed past him, hitting his bodyguard multiple times.
Darrow, a Kansas City native, played the president’s loyal bodyguard Meechum.
In a scene that may have raised more than a few eyebrows on Christian fundamentalists, Wednesday and his bodyguard and errand boy Shadow are guests of the God of Easter. Populating her plantation home are many different versions of Christ.
Earlier Wednesday, Turkey rebuffed a U.S. House of Representatives resolution that condemned attacks against protesters in Washington by bodyguards who were traveling with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Definition of bodyguard for English Language Learners
: a person or group of people whose job is to protect someone
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Definition of bodyguard for Students
: a person or a group of persons whose duty it is to protect someone
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