paperboy

[ pey-per-boi ]
/ ˈpeɪ pərˌbɔɪ /

noun

a youth or man who sells newspapers on the street or delivers them to homes; newsboy.

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Origin of paperboy

First recorded in 1875–80; paper + boy
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British Dictionary definitions for paperboy

paperboy
/ (ˈpeɪpəˌbɔɪ) /

noun

a boy employed to deliver newspapers, magazines, etc

Derived forms of paperboy

papergirl, fem n
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