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  Definition of porter
  1. a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley
  2. someone who guards an entrance
  3. a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
  4. a person employed to carry luggage and supplies
  5. United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)
  6. United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946)
  7. United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980)
  8. carry luggage or supplies; "They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists"
Similar Words: porter's beer, doorkeeper, doorman, door guard, hall porter, gatekeeper, ostiary, Pullman porter, Porter, William Sydney Porter, O. Henry, Cole Porter, Cole Albert Porter, Katherine Anne Porter

 

Hyponyms: commissionaire, night porter, ticket collector, ticket taker, redcap, skycap

 

Derivational Morphology: port, porterage

 

Anagrams: topper, report, potter, pretor

 

 
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