Definition of press boy in English:

press boy

noun

US
historical
  • A boy or young man who operates a press, especially a printing press; (also) a boy or young man employed in a printing office, especially as a messenger.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Bean Ing Mill Note-book. From press + boy.

Pronunciation

press boy

/ˈprɛsbɔɪ/