from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agent noun of the verb, to paper; A person who hangs wallpaper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who applies paper to anything; one who covers (as a wall in paperhanging) with paper, wraps (as needles) in paper, or inserts (as pins) in a paper.

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

  • n. one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper


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  • When we reached the wall-paperer's lair we were ushered by an immaculate personage into a room that looked more like the dining-room of a private house than a part of business premises.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, August 15, 1917

  • For me, I am worried to the last degree: the painter, preparatory to the paperer, instead of rendering/[Page 293]/himself here at six in the morning, has kept me expecting him till now - just when I am going up to town to 'see after my affairs.'

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Bobbet, our dependence and best paperer, fell down on a apple parin 'and hurt her ankle jint, so's she couldn't stand on a barell for more'n several days.

    Samantha Among the Brethren, Complete

  • She said her husband was a house-paperer in a small way, and when he was out of employment she used to go out in the evening and see what her singing would bring her.

    Records of a Girlhood

  • Having Leslie's quest to take down the local teenage toilet paperer work as a co-plot to Anne's Halloween party is something

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