[ bar-oh-boi ]
/ ˈbær oʊˌbɔɪ /
a man or boy who sells wares from a barrow; costermonger.
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- barrow boy,
- barrow pit,
- barrow point,
- barrow's goldeneye,
- barry mountains,
- barry, john,
- barry, philip
Origin of barrow-boy
First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for barrow-boy
The barrow-boy now came up, and announced that from the look-out tree he had seen the other cowherd coming up at a gallop.
Just wait till I'm herdsman, and then I'll have a barrow-boy of my own to knock about!