Definition of Shopboys

1. Noun. (plural of shopboy) ¹



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Definition of Shopboys

1. shopboy [n] - See also: shopboy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shopboys

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

Literary usage of Shopboys

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1. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1869)
"The answer was— ' They are not shopboys, they are young officers that these competitive examina- ' tions have brought forward.' People do turn out in the ..."

2. Evangelical Christendom: Christian Work and the News of the Churches by Evangelical Alliance (1861)
"Another msu, who kept a shop, was converted, and his wife, servants, and shopboys, all at the same time. But perhaps the most remarkable case was that of a ..."

3. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"You were simply a lot of shopboys, and even the best of you were nothing better than penniless students. As for the workmen, they may well complain; for, ..."

4. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"I had no assistants except some little shopboys, among whom was one of great beauty ; he was the son of a prostitute called La Gambetta. ..."

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