Definition of doorman
: a usually uniformed attendant at the door of a building (as a hotel or apartment building)
Examples of doorman in a sentence
<we tipped the hotel doorman for getting us a cab>
First Known Use of doorman
DOORMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doorman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) whose job is to stand next to the main door of a building (such as a hotel or apartment building) and help people by opening the door, calling taxis, etc.
DOORMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of doorman for Students
: a person whose job is to help people at the door of a building
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