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A person employed by a hotel to assist guests, as by carrying luggage and doing errands.

[Probably short for bell-hopper.]


(Professions) US and Canadian another name for bellboy



a person who is employed, esp. by a hotel, to carry guests' luggage and run errands.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellhop - someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotelsbellhop - someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another


[ˈbelhɒp] N (US) → botones m inv
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On his first night on the job, the bellhop is asked to help out a coven of witches, agrees to watch a gangster's kids for him and referees a ghastly wager.
Everyone is so in your face and unctuous as if you were the first rainfall after a drought and the check in clerk is so sugary polite and courteous that people like me who are not to the manner born keep looking over their shoulder to see who the man is talking to, it cannot be you and the bellhop leads you the elevator like you were royalty and you think how much do I give him, what is the least I can get away with to avoid that supercilious sneer and then you pad down these thick-carpeted corridors and you put your key in and sure enough it comes red, not green and you have trek all the way back because no hotel has yet worked out a way to save guests this ridiculously annoying trip.
I've also just found out that the bellhop bell emoji is being sent to folk who don't answer texts promptly.
THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Friday, Sky Movies Premiere, 8pm PREMIERE Young bellhop Tony Revolori is tutored in the rules of refinement by concierge Ralph Fiennes (above), a fastidious bon vivant behind bars in Ruritania between the wars.
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But at my hotel in Papeete, an obviously bright, bare-chested young bellhop asked what I had.
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And just when I thought I'd taken my final step on this stairway to heaven, I got a knock on the door from the bellhop, or, as he insisted on being called, Dr.
Bellhop girls greeted the newlyweds when they arrived back at the Bridge Inn Pub, in Annitsford, for their reception, serving champagne and food.
In actual fact, we encourage it," the New York Post quoted a friendly bellhop as saying.
As the bellhop at the elevator door says: "Drop in any time.
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