Definition of Schoolboy

1. Noun. A boy attending school.




Definition of Schoolboy

1. n. A boy belonging to, or attending, a school.

Definition of Schoolboy

1. Adjective. characteristic of a schoolboy, especially being cheeky, clumsy and socially unaware. ¹

2. Noun. A boy attending school. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Schoolboy

1. [n -BOYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schoolboy

school teacher
school term
school text
school tie
school trip
school uniform
school voucher
school vouchers
school year
school years
schoolbag
schoolbags
schoolbook
schoolbookish
schoolbooks
schoolboy (current term)
schoolboy error
schoolboy errors
schoolboyish
schoolboyishly
schoolboys
schoolbus
schoolbuses
schoolchild
schoolchildren
schooldame
schooldames
schoolday
schooldays
schoole

Literary usage of Schoolboy

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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"... prefixed to the ' Life'). vni. lie looked like a schoolboy all his life, and retained many of the qualities of a precocious and ill-educated schoolboy. ..."

2. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, H. Tetu, Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"He loved even in his schoolboy days abstract discussion and reasoning, though the spirit of Winchester school gave this taste little scope or encouragement. ..."

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