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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

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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See alsoEdit

Usage notesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English callboy.

NounEdit

callboy

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

Coordinate termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

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