Also, bell-bottomed. (of trousers) wide and flaring at the bottoms of the legs.
bell-bottoms, (used with a plural verb) bell-bottom trousers.
trousers that flare from the knee and have wide bottoms
a bellhop. Historical Examples The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers Elkan Lubliner, American Montague Glass The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers The Winning Clue James Hay, Jr. The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine Katherine Stokes The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells The Ghost Breaker Paul Dickey Baseball Joe, Home […]
- Bell buoy
a buoy having a bell that is rung by the motion of the buoy. Historical Examples Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell The Voyage of the Deutschland Paul Knig Witches Cove Roy J. Snell Cape Cod and All the Pilgrim Land, June 1922, Volume 6, Number 4 Various The Escape of Mr. Trimm Irvin S. Cobb The […]
- Bell captain
a hotel employee who supervises the work of bellhops. noun (US & Canadian) another name for captain (sense 9)
a small domesticated carnivore, Felis domestica or F. catus, bred in a number of varieties. any of several carnivores of the family Felidae, as the lion, tiger, leopard or jaguar, etc. Slang. a person, especially a man. a devotee of jazz. a woman given to spiteful or malicious gossip. the fur of the domestic cat. […]