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Definition of "bodyguard" []

  • A person or group of persons, usually armed, responsible for the safety of one or more other persons. (noun)
  • A person or group of people who escort and protect someone, esp a political figure (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "bodyguard" in a sentence
  • "Instead of the term bodyguard, they prefer executive protection."
  • "My God! Your right, Michael K-now thats what I call a bodyguard!!"
  • "Trevor leaves town on FBI business, but to keep Bobbie Faye from having one of her notorious very bad bad bad days as he will be gone for three days, he leaves her under the care of what he calls a bodyguard; she calls that person an adult babysitter."