bellboy

noun
bell·​boy | \ ˈbel-ˌbȯi How to pronounce bellboy (audio) \

Definition of bellboy

Examples of bellboy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are other smart musical concepts, including a constantly dancing bellboy and a lively ensemble of down-and-out Hollywood Boulevard denizens. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 28 Apr. 2022 Once a bellboy at the Savoy Hotel in London, Guccio was inspired by the luxurious luggage of the upper-class guests to craft his own leather bags. Robert Daniels, Vulture, 25 Nov. 2021 The business’ original emblem was a bellboy carrying luggage under one arm and a traveling bag under the other. Robert Daniels, Vulture, 25 Nov. 2021 The bellboy knocks on their door, takes the tray, and leaves. Sophie Calle, Harper's Magazine, 16 Feb. 2011 The bellboys will drive you anywhere at any hour of the night. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 May 2020 And yet, other stories have been twisted over time, Leehrsen said, including tales of Cobb brandishing a gun and hitting a black butcher who insulted his wife and punching a black bellboy and black watchman at a Cleveland hotel. Bill Dow, Detroit Free Press, 16 May 2020 The bellboys will drive you anywhere at any hour of the night. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 May 2020 In the version repeated most often, Jensen traveled across the country to see her boyfriend, a bellboy at a neighboring hotel. Scott Craven, azcentral, 28 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of bellboy

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Bellboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bellboy. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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bellboy

noun
bell·​boy | \ ˈbel-ˌbȯi How to pronounce bellboy (audio) \

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