errand boy


Definition of errand boy


  1. :  a person whose job is to run errands for important people He worked his way up from errand boy to regional sales manager. —often used figuratively to criticize people by suggesting that they are controlled by someone more powerful The governor is nothing more than an errand boy for the big companies in his state.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an oral message entrusted to a person

    :  embassy, mission

    :  a short trip taken to attend to some business often for another

  1. :  a male child from birth to adulthood

    :  son

    :  an immature male

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