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Definition of "bellman" [bell•man]

  • A bellhop. (noun)
  • A town crier. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bellman" in a sentence
  • "The three signing their names are probably what we called bellman and beemen, collector, and heads of the swarm-enthusiasts."
  • "Friday morning, I called the bellman to help me haul all my boxes to the party room, and wonder of wonders, he did!"
  • "He knew the bellman was a poor half-witted fellow, who would not be sensible of his absence; and then he turned to have another shot at the wolves."