bellhop

bellhop
Synonyms and related words:
Ganymede, Hebe, airline hostess, airline stewardess, attendant, batman, bellboy, bellman, bootblack, boots, cabin boy, caddie, callboy, caller, chore boy, copyboy, cupbearer, errand boy, errand girl, footboy, gofer, hostess, office boy, office girl, orderly, page, squire, steward, stewardess, tender, trainbearer, usher, yeoman

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  • bellhop — (n.) also bell hop, by 1906, Amer.Eng., shortening of slang bellhopper (1899), from BELL (Cf. bell) (n.) + HOP (Cf. hop) (v.). The notion is one who hops into action when the bell is rung …   Etymology dictionary

  • bellhop — ☆ bellhop [bel′häp΄ ] n. a person employed by a hotel, club, etc. to carry luggage and do errands …   English World dictionary

  • Bellhop — A bellhop, also bellboy (Audio|En us bellboy.ogg|pronunciation) or bellman, is a hotel porter, who helps patrons with their luggage while checking in or out.They often wear a uniform (see Bell boy hat), like certain other page boys or doormen.The …   Wikipedia

  • bellhop — UK [ˈbelˌhɒp] / US [ˈbelˌhɑp] noun [countable] Word forms bellhop : singular bellhop plural bellhops tourism American a bellboy …   English dictionary

  • bellhop — /bel hop /, n., v., bellhopped, bellhopping. n. 1. a person who is employed, esp. by a hotel, to carry guests luggage, run errands, etc. v.i. 2. Also, bell hop. to work as a bellhop. [1895 1900, Amer.; BELL1 + HOP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bellhop — noun Etymology: short for bell hopper Date: 1910 a hotel or club employee who escorts guests to rooms, assists them with luggage, and runs errands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bellhop — noun An employee of a hotel who carries guests luggage and runs errands …   Wiktionary

  • bellhop — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. steward, porter, bellboy, bellman, messenger, attendant; see also assistant …   English dictionary for students

  • bellhop — bell|hop [ˈbelhɔp US ha:p] n especially AmE a young man who carries bags, takes messages etc in a hotel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bellhop — bell|hop [ bel,hap ] noun count AMERICAN a person whose job is to carry people s bags to their room in a hotel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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