Synonyms of porter


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


1. porter, transport, carry

usage: carry luggage or supplies; "They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists"

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