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English definition of “porter”


noun [C]     /ˈpɔːtər/
a person whose job is to carry things, especially travellers ' bags at railway stations , airports , hotels , etc.
UK ( US doorman) a person whose job is to be present at the entrance to a large building , for example a hotel , in order to help visitors
→ See also night porter
(Definition of porter noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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