pageboy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pageboy a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward
    • n pageboy a boy who is employed to run errands
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Usage

In literature:

After last month's meeting the pageboy, in a burst of equality, called me Crichton.
"The Admirable Crichton" by J. M. Barrie
He must have grown that beard and that pageboy bob on the way out.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
Long after the battle began, a pageboy came running down the stairs to the ground floor with an order for the archers to come up to the roof.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He nodded to the Mercury, and the footman rang for a pageboy to mount guard.
"Cynthia's Chauffeur" by Louis Tracy
The Slavic passion seemed curbed today, the same way her hair had been trimmed down to a pageboy.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
She was wearing a dark blue Western suit, her hair a glossy pageboy cut, the conservative look of times past.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

With the company of Prince Harry, Carole and Pippa Middleton (and most pageboys and bridesmaids), she spent 90 minutes running through the entire ceremonial program.
Her androgynous appearance, complete with pageboy haircut, is enticing and vibrantly erotic.
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