Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bodyguard

2 senses of bodyguard

Sense 1
bodyguard, escort -- (someone who escorts and protects a prominent person)
       => defender, guardian, protector, shielder -- (a person who cares for persons or property)

Sense 2
bodyguard -- (a group of men who escort and protect some important person)
       => detachment -- (a small unit of troops of special composition)
       => guard -- (a military unit serving to protect some place or person)

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