bellhop









bellhop


noun

  1. a person who is employed, especially by a hotel, to carry guests’ luggage, run errands, etc.

verb (used without object), bell·hopped, bell·hop·ping.

  1. Also bell-hop. to work as a bellhop.

noun

  1. US and Canadian another name for bellboy
n.

also bell-hop, by 1906, American English, shortening of slang bellhopper (1899), from bell (n.) + hop (v.). The notion is one who “hops” into action when the bell is rung.

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