A man employed to attend the entrance of a hotel, apartment house, or other building.
A person whose work is opening the door of a building for those who enter or leave, hailing taxicabs, etc.
A man who holds open the door at the entrance to a building, summons taxicabs, and provides an element of security; in apartment buildings, he also accepts deliveries and may perform certain concierge type services.
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Doorman Sentence Examples
If you have people in the back make sure you have a doorman.
They have even had to employ a doorman at the local line dancing class in a bid to prevent rowdy youngsters causing trouble.
The possibility of introducing or improving late night public transport services with, for example, trained doorman on board.
Fed up with playing doorman to your cat, without a tip?
We can't find them anywhere, then spot Yannis in conversation with the previously friendly doorman.