Meaning of callboy


Pronunciation: (kôl'boi"), [key]
— n.
  1. a boy or man who summons actors, as from their dressing rooms, shortly before they are due to go on stage.
  2. a bellhop.
  3. a male prostitute who arranges appointments with clients by telephone.
  4. a railroad employee responsible for ensuring that members of a train crew are on hand for their regular runs and for notifying them of an extra run.
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