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