page boy

plural page boys

Definition of page boy

1 : a boy serving as a page
2 usually pageboy \ ˈpāj-​ˌbȯi How to pronounce page boy (audio) \ plural pageboys : an often shoulder-length hairstyle with the ends of the hair rolled under Their hair was sleek, of a slightly other period, immaculate pageboys and French twists.— Joan Didion a pageboy haircut

Examples of page boy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Beatrice and Edo's wedding in July 2020, Wolfie served as a page boy in the royal wedding and as his father’s best man. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 5 June 2022 Beatrice is his stepmother, and Wolfie played a key role in his dad's wedding to Princess Beatrice last summer, serving as both page boy and best man. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 19 May 2021 Prince George was a page boy, and Princess Charlotte was a bridesmaid at their aunt's wedding, adorably stealing the show. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 Mar. 2021 Pippa, who wore a bespoke lace gown designed by Giles Deacon, had Prince George as a page boy and Princess Charlotte as a mini bridesmaid. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 Mar. 2021 The two older Cambridge kids have served as a page boy and a bridesmaid in a number of nuptials, both royal and civilian in recent years—so their absence from Princess Beatrice's wedding portraits is particularly noticeable. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 18 July 2020 Buckingham Palace confirmed this morning that Edoardo’s son Wolfie served as a page boy in the royal wedding and as his father’s best man. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 18 July 2020 Wolfie, born in 2016, played an important role in Edoardo and Beatrice's surprise Windsor nuptials last week serving as both the best man and page boy. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 July 2020 The young boy played a central role in the couple's recent Windsor wedding, acting as Mapelli Mozzi's best man and also the ceremony's page boy. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 July 2020 See More

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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8 Jun 2022

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“Page boy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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