bellboynoun [ C ]uk /ˈbel.bɔɪ/ us /ˈbel.bɔɪ/ US also bellhop
Examples from literature
- A bellboy of the hotel had brought up a large cardboard box which had arrived by post.
- A bellboy with a telegram interrupted the startling new train of thought which that conclusion had started.
- He sent a bellboy to awaken Gordon, and presently the lad came back with word that he could get no answer to his knocks.
- She nodded politely as she moved away, following the bellboy who had the key of her rooms, and as she reached the lift, something made her glance back.
- The menial in question was a uniformed bellboy winding in and out among tables and paging some elusive guest.