noun see page boy 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pageboy — ► NOUN 1) a page in a hotel or attending a bride at a wedding. 2) a woman s hairstyle consisting of a shoulder length bob with the ends rolled under …   English terms dictionary

  • pageboy — [pāj′boi΄] n. [from its resemblance to the groomed hair of knights pages] a woman s hairstyle in which the hair is worn straight and close to the head in a long bob, with the ends rolled under …   English World dictionary

  • Pageboy — For the subject of page boys, see: Page (servant) The pageboy (or page boy) is a hairstyle named after what was believed to be the haircut of an English page boy. It involves straight hair hanging to below the ear where it usually turns under.… …   Wikipedia

  • pageboy — [[t]pe͟ɪʤbɔɪ[/t]] pageboys also page boy 1) N COUNT A pageboy is a small boy who accompanies the bride at a wedding. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, usually use page) 2) N SING A pageboy or a pageboy hairstyle is a hairstyle in which all the hair is smooth …   English dictionary

  • pageboy — UK [ˈpeɪdʒˌbɔɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms pageboy : singular pageboy plural pageboys 1) a boy involved in a formal ceremony, especially a boy who walks with the bride at a wedding 2) a fairly short hairstyle for women in which the ends of… …   English dictionary

  • pageboy — noun Pageboy is used before these nouns: ↑haircut …   Collocations dictionary

  • pageboy — /payj boy /, n. 1. a hair style in which the hair is rolled under, usually at shoulder length. 2. a youth or man who works as a page, as at a hotel. Also, page boy. [1900 05; PAGE2 + BOY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pageboy — noun a) A boy who serves as a page. b) A shoulder length hairstyle with the ends of the hair curled under …   Wiktionary

  • pageboy — page|boy [ˈpeıdʒbɔı] n 1.) BrE a boy who helps the ↑bride as part of a wedding ceremony →↑bridesmaid 2.) old fashioned a young man who works in a hotel, club etc, delivering messages, carrying bags etc 3.) a woman s ↑hairstyle in which very… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pageboy — page|boy [ peıd,ʒbɔı ] noun count 1. ) a fairly short hairstyle for women 2. ) BRITISH a PAGE at a wedding …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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