- a bellhop.
Origin of bellboy
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Examples from the Web for bellboy
A bellboy saw Merry and hastened to notify him that he was wanted at the desk.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit
Burt L. Standish
How about the bellboy who was on duty all Monday night, Mr. Keene?The Winning Clue
James Hay, Jr.
A bellboy will be waiting for you at the desk, and he is to bring you right up to room 1121.The Ghost Breaker
He followed the bellboy to the desk, where stood Polatkin and Scheikowitz.
"And sick too," Fischko added, just as a bellboy came into the café.
- a man or boy employed in a hotel, club, etc, to carry luggage and answer calls for service; page; porterAlso called (US and Canadian): bellhop
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Word Origin and History for bellboy
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