page boy

noun

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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But the bridal party group shot, featuring six toddler bridesmaids and four little page boys, proved to be much more challenging. Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Alexi Lubomirski Had to Bribe the Royal Bridal Party with Candy to Get the Perfect Shot," 24 May 2018 Meanwhile the four page boys all wore a miniature version of the Blues and Royals frockcoat, which both Harry and Prince William wore for the wedding day. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "Meghan Markle Walks Down the Aisle with Her Adorable Page Boys and Bridesmaids: See the Photos!," 19 May 2018 Even the wedding party of children, which included six bridesmaids and four page boys, was international, including the Canadian children of Meghan’s best friend Jessica Mulroney and Britain’s future king, Prince George. Katie Nicholl, Vanities, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Had Exactly the Thoroughly Modern Wedding They Wanted," 19 May 2018 The outfits of their famous page boy and bridesmaid duo, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are also on display. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Talk About the Hidden Details in Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Royal Wedding Looks," 26 Oct. 2018 Her page boys wore navy blue pants, white collared shirts, and matching bows. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Princess Charlotte Couldn’t Stop Waving at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 However, that would also mean Kate would miss seeing her children, Prince George, 5, and Princess Charlotte, 3, participate as page boy and page girl in the wedding. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Will Pippa Middleton Be at Princess Eugenie's Wedding?," 1 Oct. 2018 At this point, Prince George is practically a professional page boy. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "See Every Adorable Photo of Prince George Serving as a Page Boy in Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 Princess Charlotte will be a flower girl at the ceremony, while Prince George will be a page boy. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton and Prince William Shared Laughs and Some Rare PDA at Their Latest Royal Event," 9 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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