pageboy


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page·boy

 (pāj′boi′)
n.
1. One, usually a boy, who acts or serves as a page.
2. A hairstyle, usually shoulder-length, with the ends of the hair curled under smoothly in a loose roll.

pageboy

(ˈpeɪdʒˌbɔɪ)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) 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 page21
3. (Historical Terms) another word for page22

page′boy`

or page′ boy`,



n.
1. a hairstyle in which the hair is rolled under, usu. at shoulder-length.
2. a youth serving as a page.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pageboy - a boy who is employed to run errandspageboy - a boy who is employed to run errands
errand boy, messenger boy - a boy who earns money by running errands
2.pageboy - a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
Translations

pageboy

[ˈpeɪdʒbɔɪ] N
1. (in hotel) → botones m inv (Brit) (at wedding) → paje m
2. (also pageboy hairstyle) → estilo m paje

pageboy

page-boy [ˈpeɪdʒbɔɪ] n
(mainly British) (at wedding)page m
(also pageboy haircut) → coupe f au carré
She wore her light brown hair in a pageboy → Ses cheveux châtain clair étaient coiffés au carré.page break nsaut m de pagepage design nmise f en page

pageboy

[ˈpeɪdʒˌbɔɪ] n (attendant) → paggio; (hairstyle) → pettinatura alla paggetto
References in classic literature ?
His satellites- the senior clerk, a countinghouse clerk, a scullery maid, a cook, two old women, a little pageboy, the coachman, and various domestic serfs- were seeing him off.
The couple are pictured with their bridesmaids, best man, usher Liam Swatton and pageboy Kieran Turner, top right
The couple are asking for help to make the wedding a special day and the couple also hope to find a pageboy to push the monkey down the aisle in a pram.
The flower girls were Evie Richardson and Pebbles Brook and the pageboy was Jacob Dunstan, the couple's son.
THE pageboy who fainted during the Queen's speech returned to public duties during the Order of the Garter ceremony - and gave a faultless performance.
ONE pageboy collapsed in the middle of the Queen's Speech.
A BRIDE will have a special pageboy at her wedding - her doll called Bert which she treats as her real-life son.
The couple, who have been together for seven years, and whose five-year-old son Ryan will be pageboy, will tie the knot at The K Club in Kildare in front of 110 guests, with a further 90 set to join the celebrations in the evening.
London, July 16 ( ANI ): Kai Rooney, who played the cute pageboy to perfection at a family wedding, towered above all the other guests everyone when it came to stealing the show.
com)-- Clark Solutions introduces the Pageboy Series SFD15 Pneumatic Diaphragm Pump.
Looking like The Terminator with an awful pageboy haircut, Spanish actor Javier Bardem is truly terrifying as Anton Chigurh, the dead-eyed hitman whose weapon of choice is the kind of gas-powered bolt gun favoured for killing abattoir cattle.
William's aunt, Princess Anne, married there on November 14, 1973, and, on July 23, 1986, at the age of four, he was pageboy to Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson.