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Definition of "redcap" [red•cap]

  • A porter, usually in a railroad station. (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 "redcap" in a sentence
  • "LAWRENCE: But his redcap is the first thing people see."
  • "But she had reassured herself that Lance Corporal Michael Pritchard – known to everyone as "Pritch" – was a military policeman, a redcap."
  • "Inside the Demon Heart, Magbidion was saying good night to the last customer of the evening, a redcap who works over at the Iversonian."