portero

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portero

  1. doorkeeper

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From Old Spanish portero, from Late Latin portārius, from Latin porta. Equivalent to puerta +‎ -ero.

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portero m (plural porteros, feminine portera, feminine plural porteras)

  1. doorman, porter, gatekeeper (a person who holds open the door at the entrance to a building, summons taxicabs, and provides an element of security; in apartment buildings, he also accepts deliveries and may perform certain concierge type services)
  2. bouncer, chucker-out (a member of security personnel employed by bars, nightclubs, etc to maintain order and deal with patrons who cause trouble)
  3. (sports) goalkeeper

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