callboy

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

callboy ‎(plural callboys)

  1. (euphemistic) A male prostitute.
  2. (dated) A bellhop.
  3. (theater) A boy or man who summons actors when their presence is required for a performance.
  4. (Cebu, humorous) A man who works as a call center agent. (see usage notes)
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Usage notes[edit]

  • Only when referring to oneself or to friends and colleagues in the call center industry.

References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English callboy.

Noun[edit]

callboy

  1. A male prostitute.
  2. (humorous) A man who works as a call center agent. (see usage notes)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Only when referring to oneself or to friends and colleagues in the call center industry.