Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One, usually a boy, who acts or serves as a page.
  • n. A hairstyle, usually shoulder-length, with the ends of the hair curled under smoothly in a loose roll.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A boy who serves as a page.
  • n. A shoulder-length hairstyle with the ends of the hair curled under.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a boy who is employed to run errands
  • n. a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward

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Examples

  • My own hairstyle was what is known as the pageboy; bangs with a square cut ending around the chin.

    Hair Fashion: Brent & the Peaky « Colleen Anderson

  • I say more power to him and kick that entitled pageboy to the curb.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • 'pageboy' style, choose 'Every day', 'Sweaty' and then 'No' to the question about clothing.

    IGN Complete

  • In my photos, Quetzal wears a gold headband over a shaggy pageboy haircut and an outfit consisting of lots of white and ruffly fabric, accentuated by trim white leggings and white platform shoes.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • He left school at 13 for a 10 shilling job as a Liptons Teas delivery boy, and went on to work as a pageboy in a ladies 'club, a cabin boy? after, he insisted, walking from London to Cardiff to join the merchant navy? and having learned in his days as a bandsman in the army, a useful boxer despite his slight frame.

    Norman Wisdom, last survivor of the music halls, dies aged 95

  • All other official roles will be filled by someone full of pomp and nomenclatural polysyllabery yes, Margarita Armstrong-Jones and pageboy William Lowther-Pinkerton, I'm looking at you! and with familial or friendship ties to the head honchos.

    This Week: Nick Clegg, Larry the Downing Street cat, Pippa Middleton

  • I always had the traditional long bob, you know, 'pageboy,' we used to call it.

    Portrait of a Lady

  • Here are recollections of working as a pageboy at a manor house in Yorkshire, running errands in Lancashire, and doing something that sounds dreadful with straw in Buckinghamshire.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Starring Patton Oswalt -- in an atrocious pageboy -- as the long-lost scion of the Heartshe dynasty locked in battle with sisters Hurshe (pronounced like the chocolate, and played by Kristen Schaal) and Hambrosia (Heather Lawless), the six-episode drama is a dark, delirious stew filled with deceit, spectral visitations, and rampant psychokinetic powers.

    Dan Persons: Patton Oswalt & The Heart, She Holler

  • The charming roundness that had suited the pageboy haircut was suddenly a liability as the boys began to compete for traveling teams, shortstop position, and starting positions in basketball.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

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