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".

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