paperhanger

noun
pa·​per·​hang·​er | \ ˈpā-pər-ˌhaŋ-ər How to pronounce paperhanger (audio) \

Definition of paperhanger

1 : one that applies wallpaper
2 slang : one who passes worthless checks

Examples of paperhanger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Check out The Wallcovering Installers Association to find a paperhanger in your area who can help you out. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Your Expert Guide to Hanging Wallpaper," 29 May 2020 Check out The Wallcovering Installers Association to find a paperhanger in your area who can help you out. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Your Expert Guide to Hanging Wallpaper," 29 May 2020 Check out The Wallcovering Installers Association to find a paperhanger in your area who can help you out. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Your Expert Guide to Hanging Wallpaper," 29 May 2020 Check out The Wallcovering Installers Association to find a paperhanger in your area who can help you out. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Your Expert Guide to Hanging Wallpaper," 29 May 2020 Hiring a skilled paperhanger will also make removal so much easier. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "How to Remove Wallpaper in 4 Easy Steps," 29 May 2020 Inspired by a temple bell, this green cast iron beauty comes with a paperhanger to catch the wind. Popular Science, "Wind chimes and bells to help you relax at home," 3 Nov. 2019 Check out The Wallcovering Installers Association to find a paperhanger in your area who can help you out. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "An Expert Guide on How to Hang Wallpaper Like a Pro," 23 May 2019

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First Known Use of paperhanger

1768, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Paperhanger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paperhanger. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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paperhanger

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English Language Learners Definition of paperhanger

US : a person whose job is to put up wallpaper

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