paperboy

noun
pa·​per·​boy | \ ˈpā-pər-ˌbȯi How to pronounce paperboy (audio) \

Definition of paperboy

: a boy who delivers newspapers : newsboy

Examples of paperboy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 July 2022 The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 July 2022 The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 June 2022 The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 June 2022 The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 June 2022 Soon enough, a paperboy comes barreling down the street on his bike. Andy Meek, BGR, 20 May 2022 The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 May 2022 The Bay Area native, a former Chronicle paperboy, has worked at The Chronicle since 2000. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of paperboy

1876, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

31 Jul 2022

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“Paperboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paperboy. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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