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pageboy

or page boy

[peyj-boi]
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noun
  1. a hair style in which the hair is rolled under, usually at shoulder-length.
  2. a youth or man who works as a page, as at a hotel.
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Origin of pageboy

First recorded in 1900–05; page2 + boy
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Related Words for pageboy

hairdo, haircut, braid, headdress, dreadlocks, ponytail, do, cut, natural, bubble, chignon, pixie, bun, fade, bob, flip, coiffure, pageboy, bouffant, flattop

Examples from the Web for pageboy

Contemporary Examples of pageboy

Historical Examples of pageboy

  • He must have grown that beard and that pageboy bob on the way out.

    The Cosmic Computer

    Henry Beam Piper

  • After last month's meeting the pageboy, in a burst of equality, called me Crichton.

  • He nodded to the Mercury, and the footman rang for a pageboy to mount guard.

  • Alan followed the pageboy through a complex of corridors, ascending spirals of stairs, down a hall, and to the door of Cabin 31Q.

    The Star Lord

    Boyd Ellanby


British Dictionary definitions for pageboy

pageboy

noun
  1. a smooth medium-length hairstyle with the ends of the hair curled under and a long fringe falling onto the forehead from the crown
  2. a less common word for page 2 (def. 1)
  3. another word for page 2 (def. 2)
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