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pageboy

[peyj-boi] /ˈpeɪdʒˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a hair style in which the hair is rolled under, usually at shoulder-length.
2.
a youth or man who works as a page, as at a hotel.
Also, page boy.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; page2 + boy
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Examples from the web for pageboy
  • The pianist bows, his pageboy hairdo flopping about his solemn face.
  • He worked as a waiter trainee, then a pageboy a at a club.
  • Miller, always slim, had lost quite a bit of weight during her confinement and looked pale and frail under her trademark pageboy.
  • During last four robberies, the subject wore a pageboy hat with jeans and a long sleeve button down shirt.
British Dictionary definitions for pageboy

pageboy

/ˈpeɪdʒˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a smooth medium-length hairstyle with the ends of the hair curled under and a long fringe falling onto the forehead from the crown
2.
a less common word for page2 (sense 1)
3.
another word for page2 (sense 2)
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