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

Examples of page boy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, latimes.com, "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 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry opted to follow U.K. tradition and feature young page boys and bridesmaids rather than adults — and naturally, their junior attendants were stylish as can be. Kami Phillips, PEOPLE.com, "All About Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Adorable Royal Wedding Wear," 19 May 2018 George, who served as a page boy, matched his uncle and dad Prince William in a miniature version of the Blues and Royals frockcoat and black pants with a red stripe down the side. Dana Rose Falcone, PEOPLE.com, "See Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Dubbed for a Hilarious Bad Lip Reading," 23 May 2018 Getty ImagesMax Mumby/Indigo Princess Charlotte and Prince George stole the show as page girl and page boy (naturally) at Sophie Carter's wedding to Robert Snuggs in Norfolk this weekend. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Who Is Sophie Carter? Kate Middleton's Close Friend Is Also Godmother to Princess Charlotte," 24 Sep. 2018 The flower girls and page boys were in ivory silk with blush pink sashes and cummerbunds, and the girls had flower crowns in their hair that were made using the same blooms as the bridal bouquets. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "The Daughter of de Gournay’s Founder Had an English Summer Wedding With Decor Inspired by the Iconic Wallpaper," 11 July 2019

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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