lobbygow

[ lob-ee-gou ]
/ ˈlɒb iˌgaʊ /

noun Slang.

an errand boy, as formerly in the Chinatown section of a city.

Nearby words

  1. lobate,
  2. lobately,
  3. lobation,
  4. lobber,
  5. lobby,
  6. lobbying,
  7. lobbyist,
  8. lobe,
  9. lobe-finned fish,
  10. lobectomy

Origin of lobbygow

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; origin obscure

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