Definition of bellboy in English:



North American
  • An attendant in a hotel who performs services such as carrying guests' luggage.

    • ‘You are a bellboy in a fancy hotel.’
    • ‘She smiled teasingly and blew a kiss at Leo as he began helping the bellboy load up the trolley with the luggage.’
    • ‘Carl shook his head as the bellboys sweated over the task.’
    • ‘I probably wasn't very clever’ - he became, at 16, a bellboy at the London Hilton Hotel. ‘I had no ambition for the industry.’
    • ‘She paid the driver as the bellboys got her luggage and took them up to Justin's room.’
    • ‘Call room service. The bellboy will eventually arrive and take your bags to the lobby, where you take a taxi to the airport, board a plane, and several connections later, you arrive back in the UK.’
    • ‘The bellboys had already taken our luggage up to our rooms and were setting them up for us.’
    • ‘Five minutes later the elevator bellboy came running down the hall.’
    • ‘Robin instructed a bellboy to take my luggage up to my room.’
    • ‘Seeing how the first option was probably just the product of wishing, I left my duffel bag to the bellboy, who seemed to be struggling to keep Gillian's bags on top of the cart, and marched over to the reception desk.’
    • ‘Anyway, all I did was tell the bellboy in the hall that I had locked myself out, and the next thing I know he's opening the door.’
    • ‘‘Please come this way,’ said the bellboy politely to us.’
    • ‘The taxi pulled in front of the hotel and a bellboy immediately retrieved his luggage from the boot of the car.’
    • ‘The valet boys met us eagerly and called for a bellboy to retrieve our luggage.’
    • ‘We checked in at the desk, and a bellboy brought us up to our suite.’
    • ‘‘Here's your room, Madame Ashley and Monsieur Charles ’, the bellboy said, extending his right hand toward the door.’
    • ‘Numerous taxicabs and limousines pulled up to the gilded doorway, dropping off guests while young bellboys carted luggage up the service elevator to various suites.’
    • ‘‘Thank you,’ Trent said, wrapping an arm around Ally and following the bellboy up to their room.’
    • ‘Matt grabbed our key and the girl behind the counter called a bellboy to take our luggage up to our room on the sixth floor overlooking the sea.’
    • ‘Inside reminded her of a hotel; maroon carpet, cream walls and bellboys in black and grey suits.’
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