Definition of bell captain in English:

bell captain

noun

North american
  • The supervisor of a group of bellboys.

    • ‘Please present a parking ticket at the reception or to a bell captain.’
    • ‘‘Certainly’ she replied, ‘just bring them to the bell captain, and he'll handle this for you.’’
    • ‘Please make arrangements with the bell captain at the hotel.’
    • ‘He remembers the white marble counter that he stood behind as the hotel's night bell captain for three years at the height of the Roaring Twenties.’
    • ‘You can see hotel bell captains and taxi drivers on the green.’

Pronunciation:

bell captain

/bel ˈkaptən/