- schoolboyish, adjective
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How to use schoolboy in a sentence
The eager schoolboy has finally developed into a mature and slightly more melancholy character, akin to the Peters who came before.
The story takes us back to Germany in the late 18th century, and a schoolboy named Carl Friedrich Gauss.
Williamson, who despite being built like an offensive lineman could throw down 360-degree slams on his comically inferior schoolboy competition, emerged as Overtime’s first star.Inside the New Basketball League Paying High Schoolers Six-Figure Salaries | Sean Gregory/Atlanta | November 8, 2021 | Time
Earlier this year, the education ministry announced a plan to “cultivate masculinity” in schoolboys, including hiring more gym teachers and promoting sports.Empires and ‘Effeminate Men.’ After Britain and America, It’s China’s Turn to Worry about Masculinity | Debasish Roy Chowdhury | September 10, 2021 | Time
As a schoolboy growing up in New York City in the 1870s, Herman Hollerith often managed to sneak out of the schoolroom just before spelling lessons.
He's starting to sound like a schoolboy with a copy of Penthouse.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Ice Cube and schoolboy Q.” Osorio seems dumfounded by the decision.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine | Alex Suskind | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Wiz Khalifa and Young Jeezy were on the cover; April's issue had schoolboy Q and Ice Cube.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine | Alex Suskind | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Robert Rauschenberg is photographed like a schoolboy prankster with his tongue poking out.
He has been an urban homeboy and an American abroad, a Texas schoolboy legend and a college star.
I do not care very much how you censor or select the reading and talking and thinking of the schoolboy or schoolgirl.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
He was different from Dick Faversham, who in a frank, schoolboy way had declared his scepticism.The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
His colleague looks abashed, like a schoolboy caught in a naughty act.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Lechmere slid down the bannisters as a schoolboy might have done; he had an open pocket knife in his teeth.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
He even went so far as to attribute the disappearance of the young man to a schoolboy's trick.The Seven Cardinal Sins: Envy and Indolence | Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for schoolboy
a child attending school: Gender-neutral form: pupil, schoolchild
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