Definition of Shopboy

1. n. A boy employed in a shop.



Definition of Shopboy

1. Noun. A boy employed in a shop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shopboy

1. a salesclerk [n -BOYS] - See also: salesclerk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shopboy

shop stealer
shop stealers
shop steward
shop stewards
shop talk
shop time
shop typhus
shop window
shopaholic
shopaholics
shopaholism
shopboard
shopboards
shopbook
shopbooks
shopboy (current term)
shopboys
shope
shopfloor
shopfloors
shopfront
shopfronts
shopful
shopfuls
shopgirl
shopgirls
shopgoer
shopgoers
shopgrift
shopgrifted

Literary usage of Shopboy

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1. Tales from the Fjeld: A Second Series of Popular Tales, from the Norse of P by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1874)
"So Karin began THE shopboy AND HIS CHEESE. NCE on a time there was a shopboy who was so well liked by all who knew him, that they thought him too good to ..."

2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1900)
"Perhaps, mamma," wimpered out she, " Frederic is a shopboy, and don't like me to ... A shopboy," says Betsy; " he a shopboy ! O no, no, no! more likely a ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"Perhaps, mamma," wimpered out she, " Frederic is a shopboy, and don't like me to ... A shopboy," says Betsy ; " he a shopboy ! 0 no, no, no ! more likely a ..."

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