page boy

noun

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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In one, she is surrounded by her bridesmaids and page boys. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "See Lady Gabriella Windsor’s Royal Wedding Portraits at Frogmore House," 21 May 2019 However, the bridesmaids and page boys arrived after her to accompany Meghan down the aisle. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Royals Enter a Room in a Certain Order—But It Depends on the Occasion," 6 Mar. 2019 As Meghan Markle first began to make her way down the aisle in her stunning Givenchy wedding gown, cameras captured a wee page boy’s smiling face. Ashley Hoffman, Time, "The Smiling Kid Behind Meghan Markle Is the Breakout Star of the Royal Wedding," 19 May 2018 Mulroney's daughter, Ivy, was a bridesmaid in the royal wedding, while her twin sons, Brian and John, were page boys. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle's BFF, Jessica Mulroney, Framed Royal Wedding Photos to Display in Her House," 16 Dec. 2018 Meghan recently hopped on a commercial flight to visit Mulroney in Toronto and her children were page boys in Harry and Meghan's wedding. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Reportedly Doesn't Know Who to Trust In Her Friend Group," 12 Sep. 2018 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

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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