paper boy
paperboy pa"per*boy`, paper boy pa"per boy`(p[=a]"p[~e]r*boi`), n. A boy who sells or delivers newspapers. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • paper boy — (or paper girl) ► NOUN ▪ a boy (or girl) who delivers newspapers to people s homes …   English terms dictionary

  • paper boy — paper ,boy noun count a boy who earns money by delivering newspapers to people s homes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • paper boy — noun Etymology: by shortening : newsboy * * * paper boy UK US noun [countable] [singular paper boy plural paper boys] a boy who earns mone …   Useful english dictionary

  • paper boy — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms paper boy : singular paper boy plural paper boys a boy who earns money by delivering newspapers to people s homes …   English dictionary

  • paper boy — (or paper girl) noun a boy (or girl) who delivers newspapers to people s homes …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˈpaper ˌboy — noun [C] a boy who earns money by delivering newspapers to people s homes …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • paper boy — see paperboy …   English dictionary

  • paper boy —   Keiki lawe nūpepa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • paper — n. & v. n. 1 a material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances, used for writing or drawing or printing on, or as wrapping material etc. 2 (attrib.) a made of or using paper. b flimsy like paper. 3 =… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boy's Own Paper — was a British story paper aimed at young and teenage boys, published from 1879 to 1967.Publishing historyThe idea for the publication was first raised in 1878 by the Religious Tract Society as a means to encourage younger children to read and… …   Wikipedia

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