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paperhanger

[ pey-per-hang-er ]
/ ˈpeɪ pərˌhæŋ ər /
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noun

a person whose job is covering walls with wallpaper.
Slang. a person who passes worthless checks.

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Origin of paperhanger

First recorded in 1790–1800; paper + hanger
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British Dictionary definitions for paperhanger

paperhanger
/ (ˈpeɪpəˌhæŋə) /

noun

a person who hangs wallpaper as an occupation
US slang a counterfeiter

Derived forms of paperhanger

paperhanging, noun
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