skycap

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noun sky·cap \-ˌkap\

Definition of skycap

  1. :  one employed to carry hand luggage at an airport — compare redcap

Origin and Etymology of skycap

1sky + -cap (as in redcap)


First Known Use: 1941


SKYCAP Defined for English Language Learners

skycap

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noun sky·cap \-ˌkap\

Definition of skycap for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to carry people's luggage at an airport


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