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    porter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word porter

    Definition
    (noun) a person employed to carry luggage and supplies Definition
    (noun) someone who guards an entrance Definition
    (noun) United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980) Definition
    (noun) United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946) Definition
    (noun) United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910) Definition
    (noun) a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
    Synonyms : pullman porter
    Definition
    (noun) a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley
    Synonyms : porter's beer
    Definition
    (verb) carry luggage or supplies
    Example Sentence
    • They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists
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