security guard


noun

a uniformed guard employed by a bank, airport, office building, etc., to maintain security.

Nearby words

  1. securitization,
  2. security,
  3. security analyst,
  4. security blanket,
  5. security council,
  6. security of tenure,
  7. security police,
  8. security risk,
  9. security thread,
  10. securocrat

Origin of security guard

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for security guard

security guard

noun

a person employed to protect buildings, people, etc, and to collect and deliver large sums of money
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