doorman
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Usage note
The plural of "doorman" is "doormen."
doorman(
dawr
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mahn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (greeter)
a. el portero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la portera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you're a doorman at a big hotel, you may well get lots of tips.Si trabajas de portero en un gran hotel, es probable que recibas muchas propinas.
2. (bouncer)
a. el portero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Kenneth works as a doorman at a nightclub on Friday and Saturday nights and is always getting into fights.Kenneth trabaja de portero en un club nocturno los viernes y sábados por la noche, y siempre se está metiendo en peleas.
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doorman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el portero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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doorman [ˈdɔːmən]
noun
doormen (plural) [of hotel, block of flats] porteroaportera (m) (f);a portera conserje (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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