doorkeeper

Definitions of doorkeeper
  1. noun
    someone who guards an entrance
    synonyms: door guard, doorman, gatekeeper, hall porter, ostiary, porter
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    types:
    commissionaire
    a uniformed doorman
    night porter
    a porter on duty during the night
    ticket collector, ticket taker
    someone who is paid to admit only those who have purchased tickets
    type of:
    guard
    a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  2. noun
    an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    synonyms: usher
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    type of:
    functionary, official
    a worker who holds or is invested with an office
  3. noun
    the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church
    synonyms: ostiarius, ostiary
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    type of:
    clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend
    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
    Holy Order, Order
    (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
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