paperhanger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paperhanger one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
    • n paperhanger someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money
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Usage

In literature:

Though strictly a paperhanger by trade, he could be plasterer too when he liked.
"Man and Wife" by Wilkie Collins
You can 'ave a pair of paperhanger's tressels and boards for that matter.
"The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" by Robert Tressell
Wait till spring sunshine and the paperhangers invade the place.
"Thyrza" by George Gissing
Didn't I send a paperhanger to you with patterns?
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
And it was the same at the little paperhanger's shop where Theophilus had ordered some pieces of Morris wall-paper for his room.
"The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.]" by Richard Le Gallienne
Leave it to paperhangers, plasterers, and caretakers.
"The Stowmarket Mystery" by Louis Tracy
To leave it for the painter and paperhanger to settle would be a fatal error.
"The Complete Home" by Various
A paperhanger studied the wall-paper with a professional eye while he appropriated his cards.
"Leaves from a Field Note-Book" by J. H. Morgan
The carpet had faded, and when I was renewing it I took the opportunity to have in the painters and paperhangers.
"Flaming June" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The next morning we went to a paperhanger's shop and asked to see the very newest and most artistic designs in stock.
"The Heart of Una Sackville" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
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In news:

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