Definition of paperboy
: a boy who delivers newspapers : newsboy
Recent Examples of paperboy from the Web
In a paperboy cap and a ponytail, with a gold chain terminating in a solid-gold revolver-as-emblem, Ice-T is—as always—holding his own.
No, Clyde Roach was not a columnist, or affiliated with the media company except as a paperboy as a child.
But detectives had obtained a statement from a local paperboy, 12-year-old Eddie Vernon, who knew the Bridgemans and Jackson.
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First Known Use of paperboy
PAPERBOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of paperboy for English Language Learners
: a boy who delivers newspapers to people's houses
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