A gatekeeper is someone who is in charge of a gate or a door. They are usually responsible for keeping the peace and preventing chaos from happening.

  • The gatekeepers were able to keep the peace and prevent the crowd from entering the stadium.

  • The gatekeepers are responsible for the security of the building.

Definition of gatekeepers


someone who guards an entrance


door guard, doorkeeper, doorman, hall porter, ostiary, porter


someone who controls access to something

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