- a person whose job is covering walls with wallpaper.
- Slang. a person who passes worthless checks.
Origin of paperhanger
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Examples from the Web for paperhanger
Buying rolls of paper at the paperhanger's, she set about papering every closet in the house.The Manxman
By the time the attic was cleared and the paperhanger at work, she had forgotten the matter.Regiment of Women
You can 'ave a pair of paperhanger's tressels and boards for that matter.'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Though strictly a paperhanger by trade, he could be plasterer too when he liked.Man and Wife
You have to do so many kinds of work in examples, that it's hard to remember whether you're a farmer or a paperhanger.The Cinder Pond
Carroll Watson Rankin
- a person who hangs wallpaper as an occupation
- US slang a counterfeiter
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