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

Examples of page boy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor escorted the adorable group into Windsor Chapel, one tiny page boy, Louis de Givenchy, tripped and fell, causing a domino effect that led to almost everybody almost-falling over. The Editors, Marie Claire, "A Page Boy at Princess Eugenie's Wedding Recovered Like a Champ After Tripping Up," 12 Oct. 2018 Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be a page boy and a bridesmaid, respectively. Julie Vadnal, Glamour, "Forget the Messy Bun—Meghan Markle's Family Drama Is What Makes Her So Relatable," 16 May 2018 The Countess yearns to be close to her husband, but a page boy is after her. Matthew J. Palm,, "Opera Orlando’s ‘Marriage of Figaro’ sparkles with fun | Review," 2 Nov. 2019 The couple posed for sweet portraits together following the ceremony, featuring their adorable wedding party of ten (seven flower girls and three page boys) and family members, including the queen. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Gabriella Windsor Is Glowing in the Official Photographs from Her Royal Wedding," 21 May 2019 Of course, George was a page boy and Charlotte was a flower girl at Prince Harry's wedding to the Duchess of Sussex in May 2018. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince George and Princess Charlotte Will Reportedly Attend Thomas van Straubenzee's Wedding," 23 June 2019 Prince William will serve as Harry’s best man, and his children, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, will be a page boy and a bridesmaid. Nardine Saad,, "What time is the royal wedding? Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's big day," 18 May 2018 Eugenie had just two page boys in her wedding, Prince George and Louis de Givenchy. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Princess Eugenie & Jack Brookbank's Official Portraits Compared to Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's," 13 Oct. 2018 Eugenie's Bridesmaids and Page Boys Princess Charlotte and Prince George were joined by five other bridesmaids, one other page boy and two special attendants. Kate Storey, Town & Country, "How Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Wedding Compares to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's," 12 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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31 Dec 2019

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“Page boy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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