room clerk


  1. a clerk at a hotel who assigns rooms to guests, keeps the guest register, sorts the incoming mail, etc.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of room clerk1

First recorded in 1915–20

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Example Sentences

"What's the matter, Mr. Lubliner," the room clerk asked when Elkan passed the desk.

Ford went to the room clerk for his key; reeled would be the better word, since his brain was whirling.

The room clerk whisked the register round and studied the inscription for a moment.

After eating my breakfast I stepped to the hotel desk to pay my bill, and was there beamingly greeted by the room clerk.

Again I flew precipitately down the stairs, this time to the kindly room clerk in the hotel office.


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