Detailed Translations for porter from English to French


porter [the ~] nom

  1. the porter (bearer; dock-hand)
    – a person employed to carry luggage and supplies 1
    le porteur; le portefaix; le crocheteur; le chargeur
  2. the porter (doorman; doorkeeper; attendant; )
    – someone who guards an entrance 1
    la portière; le portier; le concierge; le gardien d'immeuble

Translation Matrix for porter:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
chargeur bearer; dock-hand; porter dock-hand; loader; ship broker; ship's agent; shipping agent
concierge attendant; doorkeeper; doorman; guard; porter; sentry; warder; watchman attendant; blabber; blabbermouth; bodyguard; caretaker; chatterbox; chattering fool; concierge; dawdler; door-keeper; doorkeeper; driveller; ginger-snap; gossip; guard; hall porter; janitor; landlady; landlord; lodging-house keeper; milksop; rattle; scald-head; school porter; sentry; slowcoach; stick-in-the-mud; trifler; usher; waffler; warder; watchman
crocheteur bearer; dock-hand; porter
gardien d'immeuble attendant; doorkeeper; doorman; guard; porter; sentry; warder; watchman caretaker; doorkeeper; guard; hall porter; janitor; sentry; warder; watchman
portefaix bearer; dock-hand; porter
porteur bearer; dock-hand; porter bearer; bringer; carrier; coffin bearer; courier; delivery-man; dock-hand; holder; messenger; owner; penholder; possessor; proprietor; shipping-agent
portier attendant; doorkeeper; doorman; guard; porter; sentry; warder; watchman attendant; bodyguard; caretaker; concierge; doorkeeper; gate-keeper; guard; guardsman; hall porter; janitor; keeper; sentry; usher; warder; watchman
portière attendant; doorkeeper; doorman; guard; porter; sentry; warder; watchman guard; sentry; warder; watchman
- Pullman porter; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; gatekeeper; hall porter; ostiary; porter's beer

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Related Definitions for "porter":

  1. a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley1
  2. someone who guards an entrance1
  3. a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)1
  4. a person employed to carry luggage and supplies1
  5. carry luggage or supplies1
    • They portered the food up Mount Kilimanjaro for the tourists1

Wiktionary Translations for porter:

  1. a person who carries luggage and related objects
  2. a strong, dark ale, originally favored by porters, similar to a stout but less strong
  1. personne au métier de porter quelque chose

Cross Translation:
porter porteur kruier — iemand die bagage vervoert op o.a. stations en vliegvelden
porter concierge conciërge — een huisbewaarder, een toezichter in een gebouw
porter appariteur Pedellveraltet: Hausmeister einer Schule oder Hochschule
porter portier Portier — männliche Person, die am Eingang von Gebäuden mit viel Publikumsverkehr (etwa Hotels, Wohnanlagen oder Bürokomplexen) Kommende und Gehende in Augenschein nimmt, ihnen beim Betreten beziehungsweise Verlassen des Gebäudes behilflich ist und Auskünfte erteilt

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