schoolboy

[ skool-boi ]
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noun
  1. a boy attending school.

Origin of schoolboy

1
First recorded in 1580–90; school1 + boy

Other words from schoolboy

  • schoolboyish, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for schoolboy

schoolboy

feminine schoolgirl

/ (ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ) /


noun
  1. a child attending school: Gender-neutral form: pupil, schoolchild

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