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Synonyms for porter

Noun

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

Verb

1. porter, transport, carry
usage: carry luggage or supplies; "They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists"
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