Definition of papergirl in English:


Syllabification: pa·per·girl
Pronunciation: /ˈpāpərˌgərl


A girl who delivers newspapers to people’s homes.
More example sentences
  • In a page-one story by Patricia Callahan, The Wall Street Journal unblinkingly examined the industry's treatment of the paperboys and papergirls - at last count, some 140,000-who deliver the news to the nation's doors.
  • A 14-year-old papergirl was hailed for her courage after she chased a bicycle thief and forced him to give the bike back.
  • As he strutted past the corner dairy he noticed the local papergirl on her afternoon round.

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