[bag-ij-mas-ter, -mah-ster]


a person employed, especially by a railroad, bus company, or steamship line, to take charge of passengers' baggage.

Nearby words

  1. bagel,
  2. bagful,
  3. baggage,
  4. baggage car,
  5. baggage handler,
  6. baggala,
  7. baggataway,
  8. bagger,
  9. baggie,
  10. baggies

Origin of baggagemaster

First recorded in 1805–15; baggage + master Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for baggagemaster

  • At midnight I was checking my sample-trunk for Albany, and persuading the baggagemaster that 218 pounds were exactly 120.

    A Man of Samples|Wm. H. Maher