delivery boy


Definition of delivery boy

: a person employed by a retail store to deliver small orders to customers on call

Examples of delivery boy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One was a local businessman who went to the location to film the attack and the other a delivery boy, per preliminary information., 30 Aug. 2021 For about a year, Khanna sustained himself by working odd jobs, as a dog-walker, cat-sitter, delivery boy, dishwasher -- anything to pay the bills. Vedika Sud, CNN, 12 Oct. 2020 Heplayed New York City delivery boy David Kolowitz, who dreams of starring in movie. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2020 When the furry delivery boy reached the passenger-side door, the customer bent over and collected her purchase from his pack. Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2020 On Maria's first night as a dinner guest, the sixteen-year-old Liesl escapes from the dinner table to meet the telegram delivery boy, Rolf. Kelly Hushin, Town & Country, 17 Apr. 2017 Among the supporting players, those making a zesty impression include Justin Diaz as Arpad Laszlo, an enthusiastic shop delivery boy. Mike Giuliano,, 18 Oct. 2019 In some instances, delivery firms even mislead customers by showing a restaurant as closed when their delivery boys are unavailable, added DVS Somaraju, honorary treasurer of FHRAI. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, 21 Aug. 2019 When the historic April blizzard of 1982 hit New England 36 years ago, 13-year-old Thomas Young was working his second day on the job as a paper delivery boy in Hull. Elise Takahama,, 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of delivery boy

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of delivery boy was in 1918

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English Language Learners Definition of delivery boy

: a boy or young man who delivers goods to customers from a store or restaurant

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