a boy or youth who delivers merchandise for a store, as to the homes or offices of customers.
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How to use delivery boy in a sentence
My first “job,” was working for the Gannett Company as a delivery boy for the Lansing State Journal at the age of 11.
I did my first job, as a delivery boy for the Lansing State Journal, in the late 1970s with the help of my 10-speed.
Did you have any talks with your sister or with him when he was working as a delivery boy or messenger boy for Tujague's?Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Before the wagon was at rest the delivery-boy was off and half-way around the side of the house.In a Little Town | Rupert Hughes
Juanita Haydock cheerfully jabbered, "You have it there by twelve or I'll snatch that fresh delivery-boy bald-headed."Main Street | Sinclair Lewis
The delivery boy did not notice Bunny and Sue, who crouched down low, so as to keep out of sight.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Aunt Lu's City Home | Laura Lee Hope
He had taken on an extra job evenings, that of delivery boy for the local grocer.Carl and the Cotton Gin | Sara Ware Bassett