Translation of porter in Spanish:

porter

Pronunciation: /ˈpɔːrtər; ˈpɔːtə(r)/

n

  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (in hotel, apartment block) portero (masculine) 2.2 (in college) (British English/inglés británico) bedel (masculine) 2.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Railways/Ferrocarriles] (sleeping-car attendant) mozo (m), camarero (m) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , porter (masculine) (Mexico/México)
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    • He was a porter on a Pullman sleeping car during the golden age of rail travel.
    • Parks had worked closely with E.D. Nixon, a black trade unionist in Montgomery, the head of the local branch of the sleeping car porters ' union and a longtime fighter for voting rights and other issues.
    • Bellboys, porters, restroom attendants and taxi drivers will happily accept loose change.
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    • The car drove off to the train station, and the porters put her luggage on the train.
    • Commuters alighting at the station, porters with luggage on their head and the crowds on the platform as the train arrives, were all there.
    • For many years he worked as a railway porter and engine driver in Moscow, painting in his spare time, but from 1967 he was a full-time artist.
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    • The porters at the College and eleven hired security officials then detained a man at the instruction of the College Dean while the police were called.
    • She pursued the thief onto the High Street before returning to Exeter College to alert the porters.
    • He worked as a night porter in hotels, which no doubt gave him time to read.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable [Cookery/Cocina]tipo de cerveza negra
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    • Three beer styles are eligible in the competition: sweet stout, brown porter and best bitter.
    • For example, Pilsner is one of the most popular lagers, while porter and stout are examples of ales.
    • Originally, all beers were dark and heavy, similar to the porters, stouts and brown ales of Britain.

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