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See also: Bellman



From Middle English belleman, equivalent to bell +‎ man.


bellman (plural bellmen)

  1. A town crier
  2. A bellhop or bellboy
    • 2009 January 24, Harry Hurt Iii, “The Inaugural Glamour as Seen From a Taxi Stand”, in New York Times[1]:
      In addition to opening doors, I would be expected to assist the bellmen and the valet parkers in tagging luggage, ticketing cars and directing limo traffic.