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Definition of "bellboy" [bellboy]

  • A bellhop. (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 "bellboy" in a sentence
  • "Blood was running so hard that I got frightened and I called the bellboy … he helped me make a bandage … I’m still wearing it in fact …” She presented her right index finger, wrapped up in a pink gummy strip."
  • "He recovered sufficient consciousness to call a bellboy and told him that he wanted to go to the Townes Hospital, a famous institution for alcoholics, presided over by the late Dr. Silkworth, one of the greatest men in the field of alcoholism—now deceased but never to be forgotten."
  • ""God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things done," said the great preacher Harry Emerson Fosdick."