Associations to the word «Usher»


USHER, noun. A person, in a church, cinema etc., who escorts people to their seats.
USHER, noun. A male escort at a wedding.
USHER, noun. A doorkeeper in a courtroom.
USHER, noun. (dated) An underteacher, or assistant master, in a school.
USHER, verb. To guide people to their seats.
USHER, verb. To accompany or escort (someone).
USHER, verb. (figuratively) To precede; to act as a forerunner or herald.
USHER, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) to lead or guide somewhere
USHER IN, verb. To announce the arrival of something; to herald.
USHER IN, verb. To begin something with preparatory material; to introduce.
USHER SYNDROME, noun. A relatively rare genetic disorder that is a leading cause of deafblindness.

Dictionary definition

USHER, noun. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).
USHER, noun. An official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber.
USHER, noun. Someone employed to conduct others.
USHER, verb. Take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley