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paperhanger

Syllabification: pa·per·hang·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpāpərˌhaNGər
 
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Definition of paperhanger in English:

noun

A person who decorates with wallpaper, especially professionally.
Example sentences
  • Don't hesitate to ask your professional paperhanger to provide certification of insurance covering workers' compensation, property damage and personal liability.
  • Your local independent retailer can advise you as to when and if you should hire a professional and can usually give you a list of local paperhangers.
  • There's nothing more frustrating for a do-it-yourself paperhanger than to run out of wallpaper just a few feet short of finishing a project.

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