Definition of barrow boy in English:
A boy or man who sells wares from a barrow in the street.
- Parchester, the family solicitor, announces that he has indeed located the heir and, to everyone's horror, brings in Bill Snibson, a cockney barrow boy from Lambeth.
- They showed us old pictures of Kingston Empire, where a barrow boy stood outside selling hot chestnuts.
- To watch an old-fashioned French housewife interrogating a barrow boy about the quality of his produce is to observe an artiste at work.
Definition of barrow boy in:
- US English dictionary
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