copyboy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

copy +‎ boy

Noun[edit]

copyboy (plural copyboys)

  1. Alternative form of copy boy.
    • 1988 July 22, Sean Elder, “Reading: Two Trumans”, Chicago Reader:
      Seeing him for the first time in the halls of the New Yorker, where he served a stint as a copyboy, editor Harold Ross exclaimed, "For God's sake! What's that?"