Bodyguard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɑːdiɡɑːrd|  American pronunciation of the word bodyguard
Brit.  |ˈbɒdɪɡɑːd|  British pronunciation of the word bodyguard

noun

- someone who escorts and protects a prominent person (syn: escort)
- a group of men who escort and protect some important person

Examples

They entered the building surrounded by bodyguards.

a member of the royal bodyguard

The Senator arrived, surrounded by personal bodyguards.

She hired some gorilla as her bodyguard.

...a trustworthy bodyguard who would never blab to the tabloids...

A personal bodyguard had been assigned to her.

he is in the care of a bodyguard

Word forms

noun
singular: bodyguard
plural: bodyguards
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