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


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

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

Historical Examples of 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