- a boy employed as a servant for the officers and passengers on a ship.
Origin of cabin boy
Examples from the Web for cabin boy
Historical Examples of cabin boy
As you do not propose to follow the sea, it will not be worth while to go as cabin-boy.Brave and Bold
I was a slip of a fifteen cabin-boy on my first cruise, and then I got on to being skipper.The Opal Serpent
The Cabin-boy pulled Freddie's head down, and whispered in his ear.
The Cabin-boy, shaking with sobs, raised his hand threateningly.
It's your fault, and don't you never try to lay it to that Cabin-boy!
- a boy who waits on the officers and passengers of a ship