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bellhop

[bel-hop] /ˈbɛlˌhɒp/
noun
1.
a person who is employed, especially by a hotel, to carry guests' luggage, run errands, etc.
verb (used without object), bellhopped, bellhopping.
2.
Also, bell-hop. to work as a bellhop.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; bell1 + hop1
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British Dictionary definitions for bell-hopped

bellhop

/ˈbɛlˌhɒp/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) another name for bellboy
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Word Origin and History for bell-hopped
bellhop
1910, Amer.Eng., shortening of bellhopper (1900), from bell + hop (v.). The notion is one who "hops" into action when the bell is rung.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for bell-hopped

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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