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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels.

Usage examples (36)
  • The bellboy is concerned that I have not eaten.
  • He got a room and bath, and overtipped the bellboy.
  • I was the bellboy and swept 'round some and gardened.
  • He has known the bellboy since he was in the 6th grade. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "bellboy" (person who carries luggage at a hotel) at the seaside hotel saw a "bell buoy" (floating device that warns ships of danger) bobbing on the water.
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