- a hotel employee who supervises the work of bellhops.
Origin of bell captain
Examples from the Web for bell captain
Historical Examples of bell captain
As he awaited the elevator, he was approached by the bell-captain.
A few of them knew that Pete was the bell-captain in one of the big midtown hotels.A World by the Tale
Gordon Randall Garrett
The nature of the bell-captain's special problem sounded interesting, but the details confused Sextus.
- US and Canadian another name for captain (def. 9)