- a person who is employed, especially by a hotel, to carry guests' luggage, run errands, etc.
- Also bell-hop. to work as a bellhop.
Origin of bellhop
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for bellhop
Then the bellhop escorted me to 1224 and left me for the night.
I saw her register, I went with her and the bellhop to her room, Number 913, and saw her installed.
While here I was to telephone once or twice, also to call a bellhop and see him.The Luminous Face
Thus girded, she consulted with her bellhop some more and laid out an itinerary.
The bellhop waved at them and they cawed at her and flew off.
- US and Canadian another name for bellboy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for bellhop
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper