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porter meaning and definition

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Definition of porter (noun)

  1. a person employed to carry luggage and supplies
  2. someone who guards an entrance
  3. United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980)
  4. United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946)
  5. United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)
  6. a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
  7. a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley


Definition of porter (verb)

  1. carry luggage or supplies
    • "They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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