doorman

[ dawr-man, -muhn, dohr- ]
/ ˈdɔrˌmæn, -mən, ˈdoʊr- /

noun, plural door·men [dawr-men, -muhn, dohr-]. /ˈdɔrˌmɛn, -mən, ˈdoʊr-/.

the door attendant of an apartment house, nightclub, etc., who acts as doorkeeper and may perform minor services for entering and departing residents or guests.

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Origin of doorman

First recorded in 1855–60; door + man
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British Dictionary definitions for doorman

doorman
/ (ˈdɔːˌmæn, -mən) /

noun plural -men

a man employed to attend the doors of certain buildings
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