- a boy or youth who delivers merchandise for a store, as to the homes or offices of customers.
Origin of delivery boy
First recorded in 1915–20
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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Historical Examples of delivery boy
Being a native of New York, it had been his instinctive thought to call up the hat-shop and demand the return of its delivery-boy.
Before the wagon was at rest the delivery-boy was off and half-way around the side of the house.