doorkeeper

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noun door·keep·er \-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of doorkeeper

  1. :  a person who tends a door

Examples of doorkeeper in a Sentence

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

1535

First Known Use of doorkeeper

1535


DOORKEEPER Defined for English Language Learners

doorkeeper

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Definition of doorkeeper for English Language Learners

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



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