messenger boy


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messenger boy

n
a boy who runs errands in order to earn money
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.messenger boy - a boy who earns money by running errandsmessenger boy - a boy who earns money by running errands
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
pageboy, page - a boy who is employed to run errands
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messenger boy

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messenger boy

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References in classic literature ?
Then he rang for a messenger boy and handed it to him for delivery.
Vasya, the messenger boy in Afanasy Ivanitch's shop, is better dressed!
Messenger boys ran in and out with messages and telegrams.
I will take him to an office of the District Messenger Boys. I will order a messenger to carry him at once to the Cats' House, and to request M.
I have reached the office of the District Messenger Boys. I have
It was so new, so unexpected, that from Lord Kelvin down to the messenger boys in the telegraph offices, it was an incomprehensible surprise.
Born in 1896, Moores was one of eight children who, after leaving school, was a messenger boy for the GPO on six shillings (30p) a week.
He said: "The job of a minister is not to be a messenger boy, getting a little bit of information and running and telling everyone."
Sinn Fein last night called for him to be sacked but the defiant Fine Gael man hit back and said: "The job of a minister is not to be a messenger boy, getting a little bit of information and running and telling everyone."
For that privilege, because I signed for Middlesbrough before doing my National Service I was retained on a PS1 a week, which was a lot of money for me because I was getting PS2.10 at ICI where I graduated from a messenger boy to a worse messenger boy!
Rollings began his working life as a messenger boy and by 1911 was working as a porter on the Great Western Railway.
Alfie becomes the trusted messenger boy of the Women's Social and Political Union, and with Rascal at his side, is present at the major events and rallies of the cause from 1906 to 1918.