Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Bouncer"

The meaning of "Bouncer" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does bouncer mean?
A: a bouncer is a security guard at a nightclub (like police). They determine who can and who can’t enter. They check IDs
Q: What does He decked the bouncer at Purgatory to defend my honor. mean?
A: Decked = to hit someone
Defend my honor
= to protect someone’s name

Example sentences using "Bouncer"

Q: Please show me example sentences with bouncer.
A: The only way I have ever used "bouncer" is to describe the man at a club who can forcefully remove unwanted patrons.
• "The bouncer roughly escorted the loud, drunk man from the bar."
• "The bouncer stood well over 6 feet tall and had huge arms and shoulders."

Synonyms of "Bouncer" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between bouncer and security guard ?
A: a bouncer is a security guard BUT only for clubs...
Security guards can be anywhere; stores, malls, banks, and companies.
Q: What is the difference between bouncer and security guard ?
A: A bouncer is really only someone performing security duties at a night club or other drinking / late night establishment. A security guard could be at offices, a port, etc., or even a posh home. Bouncer implies a person with big muscles and low intelligence. Security guard implies older man in a with a uniform paid very poorly. Of course these are generalisations.

Other questions about "Bouncer"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce bouncer.
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Q: A bouncer shield girls from prowler Does this sound natural?
A: “A bouncer shields girls from prowlers” if you add the ‘s’ to shield and prowler it becomes grammatically correct.
Depending on how formal the conversation is ‘prowler’ can seem strange. It’s a bit of an educated word and can come off pretentious (trying to sound smart) if it’s a casual conversation.
Q: 'Two bouncers are blocking out the entrance' Does this sound natural?
A: That was good but "Two bouncers are blocking the entrance" sounds batter
Q: A bouncer didn't let them enter to the bar because they were too drunk and cheeky :) Does this sound natural?
A: "A bouncer didn't let them enter the bar because they were too drunk and noisy."

Cheeky could be another way to say silly. It's something positive, not negative. Security don't throw people out just for being cheeky, so it's best to use some thing else. Like noisy.
Q: The bouncer, a long-time fugitive, wanted to stay on the right side of the club’s manager on pain of being turned in to the police. Does this sound natural?
A: I'm not quite sure what you mean by, "...on pain of..."

I would say instead:
"The bouncer, a long-time fugitive, wanted to stay on the good side of the club manager on the thought of being turned in to the police."

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