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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One whose occupation is installing decorative wall coverings; Someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit money.

Usage examples (38)
  • To call a paperhanger in, and so he made some paste.
  • I'm as busy as a one-armed paperhanger, and you've got miles to cover.
  • Her father, Samuel Lerner, was a painter and paperhanger, and so was mine.
  • Rogers then changed his profession from mob enforcer to paperhanger and housepainter. for more
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