page boy


Definition of page boy

1 : a boy serving as a page
2 usually pageboy \ ˈpāj-​ˌbȯi How to pronounce pageboy (audio) \ : an often shoulder-length hairdo with the ends of the hair rolled under

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The three Mulroney children—eight-year-old twins John and Brian and five-year-old Ivy—served as page boys and bridesmaid. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Jessica Mulroney Is the Real Fashion Royalty," 7 Mar. 2019 George and Charlotte, who attended the wedding with their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, once again acted as page boy and bridesmaid at today's ceremony at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Sally Holmes, Marie Claire, "Prince George and Princess Charlotte Attend Another Wedding With Kate Middleton," 22 Sep. 2018 Ines's brother Louis de Givenchy will also serve as a page boy with Prince George, Express claims. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Wedding: All the Details You Need to Know," 19 July 2018 Royal weddings traditionally have young bridesmaids and page boys, but there might be another reason why Meghan has opted to forgo having a maid of honor. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meet Meghan Markle's Best Friend Jessica Mulroney," 20 Feb. 2019 Eugenie and Jack also asked Prince George and Louis de Givenchy to serve as page boys. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "See All the Photos of Princess Charlotte as Adorable Bridesmaid in Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 In less than a month, Prince George and Princess Charlotte will resume their roles of page boy and bridesmaid in a royal wedding when Princess Eugenie marries James Brooksbank at Windsor Castle on October 12. Sally Holmes, Marie Claire, "Prince George and Princess Charlotte Attend Another Wedding With Kate Middleton," 22 Sep. 2018 Mulroney not only helped her friend get glam for her wedding day, her 7-year-old twin sons served as the page boys while her 4-year-old daughter was a bridesmaid. Morgan M. Evans, Fox News, "Meghan Markle reportedly flew commercial for secret Toronto trip to visit best friend Jessica Mulroney," 31 Aug. 2018 On the groom’s side, Brian and John Mulroney, both 7, and Harry’s godson Jasper Dyer, 6, will join Prince George as page boys. Ashley Hoffman, Time, "Meghan Markle's Bridal Party Is Going to Be More Adorable Than You Thought," 16 May 2018

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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