Definition of 'doorman'
Example sentences containing 'doorman'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
In his previous life he was a gym instructor and a nightclub doorman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also worked as a nightclub doorman in the city. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Tell the doorman you'll catch him next time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no club room, doorman or visible concierge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)TWO men were being quizzed last night over the attempted murder of a pub doorman. The Sun (2006)The chief suspect is her ex-boyfriend, a nightclub doorman. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was jailed for 10 years last November for an attack on a nightclub doorman. The Sun (2007)
Trends of 'doorman'
Used Occasionally. doorman is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'doorman'
British English: doorman /ˈdɔːˌmæn; -mən/ NOUN
A doorman is a man who stands at the door of a club, prevents unwanted people from coming in, and makes people leave if they cause trouble.
He was working as a club doorman.
- American English: doorman
- Arabic: بُوَّاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: porteiro
- Chinese: 门卫
- Croatian: vratar
- Czech: dveřník
- Danish: dørmand
- Dutch: portier
- European Spanish: portero
- Finnish: ovimies
- French: portier
- German: Portier
- Greek: θυρωρός
- Italian: portiere custode
- Japanese: ドアマン
- Korean: 문지기
- Norwegian: dørvakt
- Polish: portier
- European Portuguese: porteiro
- Romanian: portar
- Russian: швейцар
- Spanish: portero
- Swedish: vaktmästare
- Thai: คนเปิดประตูหน้าโรงแรมหรืออาคารต่างๆ
- Turkish: kapıcı
- Ukrainian: швейцар
- Vietnamese: người gác cửa
Definition of doorman from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.