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Definition of "paperboy" [pa•per•boy]

  • A boy who sells or delivers newspapers. (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 "paperboy" in a sentence
  • "To entice adults with cars to fill this role, newspaper executives switched from using the term paperboy to independent delivery contractor."
  • "The paperboy is a bit more complex now, but that decision as to whether he's been stiffed or not belongs to him, not the customer."
  • "That Ace of Spades cut just brought down the house! squeeze the cream from the last few hours of '09! this ace of spades version was great! come on ... update the playlist! great it was eli "paperboy" reed - i have the single"