baggageman

noun bag·gage·man \-ˌman, -aa(ə)n also -ən\

Definition of baggageman

plural

baggagemen

  1. 1 :  a railroad employee who is in charge of the checked baggage of passengers during the run of a train and unloads it at the proper destination

  2. 2 :  a porter in a hotel who carries heavy luggage, arranges for receipt and shipment of baggage, sets up sample rooms, and supplies travel information

  3. 3 :  an employee at a bus terminal who takes care of the checking, loading, or release of travelers' baggage

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

First Known Use of baggageman

1854


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up baggageman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!