schoolboy

[ skool-boi ]
/ ˈskulˌbɔɪ /

noun

a boy attending school.

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Origin of schoolboy

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

a child attending schoolGender-neutral form: pupil, schoolchild
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