office boy


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office boy

n.
A boy or young man employed in a business office to do odd jobs and errands.

office boy

n
(Commerce) a former name for office junior

of′fice boy`


n.
a person, traditionally a boy, employed in an office to run errands, do odd jobs, etc.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.office boy - a young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business officeoffice boy - a young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business office
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
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He decided upon the law, and he entered father's office as an office boy - think of that!
"He worked, so father says, as no other office boy he ever had.
He had accepted her impersonally along with the office furnishing, the office boy, Morrison, the chief, confidential, and only clerk, and all the rest of the accessories of a superman's gambling place of business.
"I'm out of my depth," he said, and added: "Didn't you talk rather like that to your office boy?"
The reports of the revolver were heard by the office boy, who rushed in to find Hartwell expiring in his chair.
The elevator whisked me into the sky, and Cerberus, in the guise of an anaemic office boy, guarded the door.
There was the police department, and the fire and water departments, and the whole balance of the civil list, from the meanest office boy to the head of a city department; and for the horde who could find no room in these, there was the world of vice and crime, there was license to seduce, to swindle and plunder and prey.
And when she went out in the morning, instead of working, she went from office to office and let her heart melt away in the drip of cold refusals transmitted through insolent office boys. This went on.
According to sources, Ali Raza, an office boy at the CPWB had sent nine-year-old Rehan, who was with the bureau, to the residence of one Sheikh Akeel to do domestic chores.
Addinhg he brified that they have provided 07 teachers, one office boy, one cleaner, one guard, computers, online classes, lunch, dresses, stationary to poor students on thier own-self.
It stated that number of low-grade employees including office boy, LDC, drivers had been expelled from the service.
The winner of the talent show was 22-year-old Muhammad Uvais, an office boy, who impressed the audience and the judge with a soulful ghazal.

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