doorman doorman  /ˈdɔr ˌmæn/


  • (n) someone who guards an entrance


  1. The doorman wouldnt even look at me, he recalls with a wink.
  2. His father, a doorman on Manhattan's Upper East Side, reportedly arrived early for every shift and rarely took vacations.
  3. But the tight-lipped federal prosecutor, the son of a Manhattan doorman, has won respect for his independencea Washington outsider in the best sense of the word.


  1. Man found dead inside Gold Coast apartment

    Chicago Police found a man dead inside his burned, Gold Coast apartment near the 1100 block of North Lake Shore Drive. Officers were called to the building Friday night for a well being check after the doorman reported not seeing …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  2. Man found dead in Gold Coast apartment after fire

    A man was found dead inside his Gold Coast apartment after the building's doorman called police to check on the man's well being Friday night.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. The Sculptor Backstage

    Regan Kimmel, 58, keeps busy bending wire into masterpieces while working as the stage doorman at the Longacre Theater.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. Forsyth, who got his big break with Sunday Night at the London Palladium, said: "It's so moving that this is where it started 58 years ago when I walked into this theatre and didn't know a soul and the stage doorman made me feel so much at...
    on Apr 20, 2008 By: Bruce Forsyth Source: Tivyside Advertiser

  2. "But President, you're only going to be president for a year more," Sendak said, "you still have time to be a doorman."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Maurice Sendak Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "My doorman, especially, was shocked," actor Dominic Chianese, who plays Uncle Junior, said on Monday.
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Dominic Chianese Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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