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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who guards an entrance; The lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church; An official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber.

Usage examples (35)
  • The doorkeeper will be the Commonwealth summit's host, President
  • In this case we can't believe the doorkeeper is the man's subordinate.
  • The doorkeeper was a tall, willowy man wearing a jacket and pantaloons of brown silk.
  • 'Where the doorkeeper is a churl, what will folk say of the master of the house?' said Scudamore. for more
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