What does the word usher mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To attend as an usher; introduce.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One who acts as doorkeeper, conducts persons to seats, etc.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An under teacher.

Usage examples for usher

  1. Alongside the revolutionary trade unions were workers' armed organizations ready to usher in the new order by force. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  2. This time, however, he was not between me and the usher. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. The constellations that adorn the celestial vault duly appeared in their seasons, and in the ascending scale Of Heaven the stars that usher evening rose. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard