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Meaning of BODYGUARD

Pronunciation:  'bâdee`gârd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a group of men who escort and protect some important person
  2. [n]  someone who escorts and protects a prominent person

BODYGUARD is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: escort, guard
 See Also: beefeater, bodyguard, bodyguard, cortege, defender, detachment, entourage, escort, guard, guardian, outrider, Praetorian Guard, Praetorian Guard, protector, retinue, shielder, suite, yeoman, yeoman of the guard, yeomanry



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bod"y*guard`\, n.
1. A guard to protect or defend the person; a lifeguard.

2. Retinue; attendance; following. --Bp. Porteus.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: cavalier, chaperon, companion, conductor, convoy, duenna, escort, esquire, fellow traveler, gentleman-at-arms, guard, guards, guardsman, praetorian guard, safe-conduct, safeguard, shepherd, squire, swain, usher, yeoman