Definition of paperboy in English:


Syllabification: pa·per·boy
Pronunciation: /ˈpāpərˌboi


  • A boy who delivers newspapers to people’s homes.
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    • Because I live in the middle of nowhere, the paper boy doesn't deliver this far into the wilderness, so I have to drive out to the next village and collect the newspaper myself.
    • He had worked as a paper boy while he was at school and more recently in the engineering and concreting industry.
    • A 17-YEAR-OLD paper girl completed her early-morning round despite a robber ordering her to take off her roller boots.

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