paperer

paperer

[pey-per-er]
noun
1.
a paperhanger.
2.
a person who lines or covers something with paper.

Origin:
1835–45; paper + -er1

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paper (ˈpeɪpə)
 
n
1.  a substance made from cellulose fibres derived from rags, wood, etc, often with other additives, and formed into flat thin sheets suitable for writing on, decorating walls, wrapping, etcRelated: papyraceous
2.  a single piece of such material, esp if written or printed on
3.  (usually plural) documents for establishing the identity of the bearer; credentials
4.  (plural) Also called: ship's papers official documents relating to the ownership, cargo, etc, of a ship
5.  (plural) collected diaries, letters, etc
6.  newspaper See wallpaper
7.  government white paper green paper See command paper
8.  a lecture or short published treatise on a specific subject
9.  a short essay, as by a student
10.  a.  a set of written examination questions
 b.  the student's answers
11.  commerce See commercial paper
12.  slang theatre a free ticket
13.  on paper in theory, as opposed to fact: it was a good idea on paper, but failed in practice
 
adj
14.  made of paper: paper cups do not last long
15.  thin like paper: paper walls
16.  (prenominal) existing only as recorded on paper but not yet in practice: paper profits; paper expenditure
17.  taking place in writing: paper battles
 
vb
18.  to cover (walls) with wallpaper
19.  (tr) to cover or furnish with paper
20.  slang (tr) theatre to fill (a performance) by giving away free tickets (esp in the phrase paper the house)
 
Related: papyraceous
 
[C14: from Latin papyrus]
 
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