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

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First Known Use of paperhanger

1768, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of paperhanger was in 1768

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“Paperhanger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paperhanger. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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More Definitions for paperhanger

paperhanger

noun

English Language Learners Definition of paperhanger

: a person whose job is to put up wallpaper

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