bellhop bellhop  /ˈbɛl ˌhɑp/


  • (n) someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels



  1. Later that evening, at a white-tie dance in a Baltimore hotel, he used the cane again on a Negro bellhop and a Negro waitress.
  2. Zantzinger stung a Negro bellhop's rear with his cane.
  3. Some of the bellhop-cripple scenes are genuinely touching.


  1. Hotels Week 2013: 'Let Me Grab That Bag For You': Confessions of a Bellhop

    The author, who asked to remain anonymous, worked as a doorman/bellhop at a boutique NYC hotel from 2004 until 2006. Here now, for Curbed's Hotels Week, he shares some tales. "If I give you fifty dollars, will you go get...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

  2. The Bear That’s Slept With Every ‘It’ Girl

    Like a selfie taken in front of Indochine’s leafy wallpaper or a geotag at the Maidstone country club in East Hampton, the latest subtle status symbol to sweep the Instaverse is, oddly enough for adults, a dignified teddy bear clad in a bellhop getup. His name is Bo. And he sits expectantly ... More »
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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  1. On the day Welty filed his charges, Landis said, "I'm not worrying about this thing. I'm no more interested in this than I am in the appointment of a new bellhop in that hotel across the street."
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Kenesaw Mountain Landis Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "He learned English from a bellhop in a Miami hotel and later became an American citizen," Mr Bush said, adding that Mr Gutierrez had risen from driving a truck for Kellogg in Mexico City to running the company.
    on Nov 29, 2004 By: President Bush Source: BBC News

  3. "That might be like 36 to 40 hoagies, cold cuts, and the bellhop sent the steak and cheese that they make back there," Joe Maddon said before the game. "We really have enough to almost feed the entire team. She (Beanie) did not let us down."
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Joe Maddon Source: Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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