page boy


Definition of page boy 

1 : a boy serving as a page

2 usually pageboy \ ˈpāj-​ˌbȯi \ : an often shoulder-length hairdo with the ends of the hair rolled under

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In a second photo released by the palace, Harry and Meghan are surrounded by their page boys and bridesmaids — many of whom were either related to one of them (Prince George and Princess Charlotte) or who were their godsons and goddaughters. Alexia Fernandez,, "How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Subtly Honored Princess Diana in Their Wedding Photos," 21 May 2018 William and Kate also posed for photos with their bridesmaids and page boys, Margarita Armstrong-Jones, Eliza Lopes, Grace van Cutsem, Louise Windsor, Tom Pettifer, and William Lowther-Pinkerton. Megan Friedman, Town & Country, "How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Official Portraits Compare to Prince William and Kate Middleton's," 21 May 2018 The tot-sized bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince Charlotte, 3, and Prince George, 4, were picture-perfect at Aunt Meghan and Uncle Harry's wedding on Saturday. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Cuteness overload: Prince George, Princess Charlotte melt hearts at the royal wedding," 19 May 2018 After a busy weekend filled with best man duties, bridesmaid and page boy wrangling, toasts and one giant dance party, Prince William and Kate Middleton made there way home to Kensington Palace on Sunday with smiles on their faces. Erin Hill,, "Prince William and Kate Middleton Are All Smiles as They Head Home from the Royal Wedding," 21 May 2018 Naturally, budding diplomat Princess Charlotte and noted ham Prince George and will make their triumphant comeback as scene-stealing bridesmaid and page boy. Ashley Hoffman, Time, "Meghan Markle's Bridal Party Is Going to Be More Adorable Than You Thought," 16 May 2018 But that doesn't mean Meghan's future fam won't be involved: Princess Charlotte and Prince George are expected to be part of the wedding party, acting as a flower girl and page boy. Sally Holmes, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Won't Have a Maid of Honor," 4 May 2018 But there's another group of attendees who could steal the show: the page boys. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Who Will Be the Page Boys in Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Wedding?," 5 July 2018 The bridesmaids and page boys are scattered around them, smiling and making sweet faces (just look at George's huge smile!). Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Secret Way Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Honored Princess Diana in Their Wedding Photos," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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