copyboy

[ kop-ee-boi ]
/ ˈkɒp iˌbɔɪ /

noun

an employee who runs errands and carries copy from desk to desk in a newspaper office.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. copy protection,
  2. copy taster,
  3. copy typist,
  4. copy-edit,
  5. copybook,
  6. copycat,
  7. copycutter,
  8. copyedit,
  9. copyeditor,
  10. copyfight

Origin of copyboy

First recorded in 1885–90; copy + boy

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