What does bodyguard mean?

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ˈbɒd iˌgɑrdbody·guard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bodyguard, escortnoun

    someone who escorts and protects a prominent person

  2. bodyguardnoun

    a group of men who escort and protect some important person


  1. bodyguardnoun

    A person or group of persons, often armed, responsible for protecting an individual.

  2. bodyguardverb

    To act as bodyguard for (someone); figuratively, to protect.


  1. Bodyguard

    Bodyguard was the second American single from the Bee Gees One album. In Europe and Asia, the A-side was "Tokyo Nights" instead of "Bodyguard". In Brazil, it was "Wish You Were Here". Lead vocals are provided by Robin Gibb.


  1. bodyguard

    A bodyguard is a professionally trained individual or security officer whose main job is to protect a specific person or group of people, typically high-profile public figures, wealthy individuals, or those perceived to be at risk of personal harm. This protection can include physical defense, detection and avoidance of potential threats, and maintaining the safety and well-being of the person they are guarding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bodyguardnoun

    a guard to protect or defend the person; a lifeguard

  2. Bodyguardnoun

    retinue; attendance; following


  1. Bodyguard

    A bodyguard is a type of security operative or government agent who protects a person or persons — usually a public, wealthy, or politically important figure — from danger: generally theft, assault, kidnapping, homicide, harassment, loss of confidential information, threats, or other criminal offences. Most important public figures such as heads of state, heads of government and governors are protected by several bodyguards or by a team of bodyguards from an agency, security forces, or police forces. In most countries where the Head of state is and have always been also their military leader, the leader's bodyguards have traditionally been Royal Guards, Republican Guards and other elite military units. Less-important public figures, or those with lower risk profiles, may be accompanied by a single bodyguard who doubles as a driver. A number of high-profile celebrities and CEOs also use bodyguards.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bodyguard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bodyguard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bodyguard in a Sentence

  1. North Kivu:

    There was an exchange of fire. The attackers fired at the bodyguard and the ambassador.

  2. Volodymyr Knyr:

    The uglier as body art, the better as a bodyguard.

  3. Nir Barkat:

    My bodyguard took out his weapon and when he aimed at the terrorist, the terrorist dropped his knife and we immediately tackled him on the ground to make sure that he cannot continue with the terror attack.

  4. Winston Spencer Churchill:

    The truth is so precious that she must be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.

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