paperhanger

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noun pa·per·hang·er \ ˈpā-pər-ˌhaŋ-ər \

Definition of paperhanger

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

First Known Use of paperhanger

1768


PAPERHANGER Defined for English Language Learners

paperhanger

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Definition of paperhanger for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to put up wallpaper


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