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Definition of "pageboy" [pageboy]

  • One, usually a boy, who acts or serves as a page. (noun)
  • A hairstyle, usually shoulder-length, with the ends of the hair curled under smoothly in a loose roll. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pageboy" in a sentence
  • "My own hairstyle was what is known as the pageboy; bangs with a square cut ending around the chin."
  • "I say more power to him and kick that entitled pageboy to the curb."
  • "'pageboy' style, choose 'Every day', 'Sweaty' and then 'No' to the question about clothing."