bellboy

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

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Recent Examples on the Web The bellboys will drive you anywhere at any hour of the night. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "When a Hotel Is Home: 10 Insiders on Living With Room Service," 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, "90 years ago, Detroit Tigers legend Ty Cobb challenged myths of being maniacal racist," 16 May 2020 The bellboys will drive you anywhere at any hour of the night. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "When a Hotel Is Home: 10 Insiders on Living With Room Service," 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, "Phoenix's most notable ghost: The true story of the Hotel San Carlos' 'woman in white'," 28 Oct. 2019 Its cast of characters includes bellboys, chefs, managers, hotel owners and lawyers. Moira Hodgson, WSJ, "‘The Plaza’ Review: Potemkin Village on the Park," 20 June 2019 The bellboys will drive you anywhere at any hour of the night. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Stories of IRL Eloise: People Who Live in Hotels," 30 Nov. 2018 In the finale, Melrose enters the ring on the shoulders of two shirtless bellboys. Judy Berman, New York Times, "What to Remember Before ‘GLOW’ Comes Back for Season 2," 25 June 2018 And this is with the bellboy and all of the luggage. Fox News, "Rep. Sean Duffy on McCabe's firing: Swamp is being drained," 23 Mar. 2018

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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 23 Jan. 2021.

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bellboy

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

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