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Definition of "messenger boy" []

  • A boy who earns money by running errands (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "messenger boy" in a sentence
  • "She'd stopped at a messenger-service office, she said, soon after she'd left me, and sent a handwritten note by messenger boy to her aunt."
  • "The legendary newspaper correspondent Richard Harding Davis was delegating when he hired a London messenger boy in 1915 to deliver invitations to a party."
  • "I finished, making notes in the margins for the final job, stood looking at it, and a messenger boy in a brass-buttoned blue uniform stopped for a moment, looked at my sketch, nodded at me, and walked on."
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