Definition of Skycap

1. Noun. A porter who helps passengers with their baggage at an airport.

Generic synonyms: Porter



Definition of Skycap

1. Noun. A porter at an airport. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skycap

1. a porter at an airport [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skycap

sky parlours
sky pilot
sky pilots
sky scooter
sky scooters
sky wave
skyboard
skyboarding
skyboards
skyborn
skyborne
skybox
skyboxes
skybridge
skybridges
skycap (current term)
skycaps
skyclad
skycycle
skycycles
skydaddies
skydaddy
skydip
skydips
skydive
skydived
skydiver
skydivers
skydives
skydiving

Literary usage of Skycap

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1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1888)
"The skycap couldn't get much of the luggage into the car's sporty little trunk. He had to stack half of it up on the back seat, which wasn't much more than ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Jamaica by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2005)
"Airport skycap-porter: 50<Z per bag. Taxis: 10-15% for longer rides, but not expected for short ones. Hotel bell desk: US $1 per bag or to call a cab. ..."

3. Jamaica Alive! by P. Permenter, J. Bigley (1999)
"Tip §> Restaurants: 15% of bill, but check first to see if a service charge has already been included. §> Bars: US $1 per drink. <§> Airport skycap-porter: ..."

4. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J Schneider (2006)
"Now I had more baggage than a skycap on the honor system, including aiding a spy whose cover was so ludicrous it wouldn't have fooled the Warren Commission. ..."

5. Claudine the Circus Woman by Timothy J. Quinlan (2000)
"I summoned a skycap and we wheeled him to the curbside. When I turned back to find him, I saw that his driver and limousine had arrived. ..."

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