callboy

noun
call·​boy | \ ˈkȯl-ˌbȯi How to pronounce callboy (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web In exchange for effectively being a 24/7 callboy who will hook Norman up with the San Diego gay social scene, Andrew demands a weekly allowance and an expense account. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Assassination of Gianni Versace," 8 Mar. 2018

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1776, in the meaning defined above

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“Callboy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/callboy. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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