noun Etymology: 1sky + -cap (as in redcap) Date: 1941 one employed to carry hand luggage at an airport — compare redcap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skycap — ☆ skycap [skīkap΄ ] n. a porter, or redcap, at an airport terminal …   English World dictionary

  • skycap — UK [ˈskaɪˌkæp] / US noun [countable] Word forms skycap : singular skycap plural skycaps tourism American someone whose job is to help passengers at an airport with their bags …   English dictionary

  • Skycap — A Skycap is a porter employed by an airport and provides the following service to airline passengers:* luggage * Perform curb side check in * Pushing wheelchairs * Generally works for tipsThe word is a portmanteau of the words sky and redcap (a… …   Wikipedia

  • skycap — /skuy kap /, n. a porter who carries passenger baggage at an airport or airline terminal. [1940 45; SKY + (RED)CAP] * * * …   Universalium

  • skycap — noun A porter at an airport …   Wiktionary

  • skycap — sky|cap [ˈskaıkæp] n AmE someone whose job is to carry passengers bags at an airport …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • skycap — sky|cap [ skaı,kæp ] noun count AMERICAN someone whose job is to help passengers at an airport with their bags …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • skycap — n. porter, airport employee who assists travelers with their luggage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skycap — noun N. Amer. a porter at an airport …   English new terms dictionary

  • skycap — noun (C) AmE someone who carries passengers cases at an airport …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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