- 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.
- Also bell-hop. to work as a bellhop.
- US and Canadian another name for bellboy
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.