paper route


: a job of delivering newspapers to the same places every day

Examples of paper route in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1942, milk was delivered in bottles, the mail was delivered twice a day, and that boy named Charlie Wood had a paper route. Charles Osgood, CBS News, 28 Jan. 2024 Ware and his brothers had picked up a paper route and, to prepare for the gig, visited a scrapyard to find a bike for Ware, Time reported. Char Adams, NBC News, 15 Sep. 2023 As a child, Hilliard had been discriminated against by The Oregonian, which refused to give him a paper route. Beth Nakamura, The Oregonian -, 30 May 2023

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“Paper route.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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