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 It is believed that Archie stayed with Meghan’s close pal Jessica Mulroney, whose three children served as page boys and a flower girl in the couple’s royal wedding in May 2018. Phil Boucher, PEOPLE.com, "Queen Elizabeth Emerges Looking Stern-Faced for First Time Since Meghan and Harry Bombshell," 10 Jan. 2020 Princess Anne's two children, Peter and Zara Phillips, served as a page boy and bridesmaid in the wedding party. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "A Complete Timeline of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson's Relationship," 8 Oct. 2018 Included in the little bridal party were the absolute cutest page boy and flower girl — Prince George and Princess Charlotte! Kami Phillips, PEOPLE.com, "All About Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Adorable Royal Wedding Wear," 19 May 2018 When Captain Dyer married Kline in 2010, Harry was reportedly an usher at their wedding, and their son Jasper George served as a page boy in the royal wedding. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Who Will Serve as Godparents to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Baby?," 21 Jan. 2019 Prince George was also a part of the wedding party as a page boy, making this the third time the brother-sister duo has participated in a major, public wedding. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton's BFF Wore a Wedding Dress That Looked a LOT Like Hers," 24 Sep. 2018 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, orlandosentinel.com, "Opera Orlando’s ‘Marriage of Figaro’ sparkles with fun | Review," 2 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of page boy

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Page boy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/page%20boy. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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