porter noun

1 helps lift and carry things

ADJ. hospital, kitchen, railway

VERB + PORTER act as Some Sherpas act as guides and porters for mountaineering expeditions. | call, hail On arriving at the station, we hailed a porter to carry the bags.

PORTER + VERB carry sth

2 in charge of the entrance of a large building

ADJ. head | hall, hotel | night | uniformed

PHRASES porter's desk, porter's lodge > Note at JOB