bellhop

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noun bell·hop \-ˌhäp\

Definition of bellhop

  1. :  a hotel or club employee who escorts guests to rooms, assists them with luggage, and runs errands

Origin and Etymology of bellhop

short for bell-hopper


First Known Use: 1897


BELLHOP Defined for English Language Learners

bellhop

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noun bell·hop \-ˌhäp\

Definition of bellhop for English Language Learners

  • : a boy or man who takes hotel guests to their rooms, carries luggage, etc.


BELLHOP Defined for Kids

bellhop

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noun bell·hop \ˈbel-ˌhäp\

Definition of bellhop for Students

  1. :  a hotel or club employee who takes guests to rooms, moves luggage, and runs errands


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