Definition of Schoolchild

1. Noun. A young person attending school (up through senior high school).

Exact synonyms: Pupil, School-age Child
Specialized synonyms: Boarder, Day Boarder, Latchkey Child, Schoolboy
Generic synonyms: Spring Chicken, Young Person, Younker, Youth



Definition of Schoolchild

1. Noun. A young person attending school or of an age to attend school. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Schoolchild

1. [n -CHILDREN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schoolchild

school year
school years
schoolbag
schoolbags
schoolbook
schoolbookish
schoolbooks
schoolboy
schoolboy error
schoolboy errors
schoolboyish
schoolboyishly
schoolboys
schoolbus
schoolbuses
schoolchild (current term)
schoolchildren
schooldame
schooldames
schoolday
schooldays
schoole
schooled
schooler
schooleries
schoolers
schoolery
schooles
schoolfellow
schoolfellows

Literary usage of Schoolchild

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1. Transactions of the Section on Preventive Medicine and Public Health of the by American Medical Association Section on Preventive Medicine and Public Health, American Medical Association (1922)
"In Baltimore we are going to make a drive for toxin-antitoxin, and we are using the schoolchild as an opening wedge. We are having the schoolchild bring the ..."

2. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren (1921)
"Myra Kelly's stories of the East Side New York schoolchild, Little Citizens ... In Lucy Pratt's Ezekiel the negro schoolchild of the South finds utterance. ..."

3. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"Myra Kelly's stories of the East Side New York schoolchild, Little Citizens ... In Lucy Pratt's Ezekiel the negro schoolchild of the South finds utterance. ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"... schoolchild, agree that His will is presently to be done, and that the issue of this catastrophe lies in His keeping. Neither the nations that are ..."

5. The Principles of Language-study by Harold E. Palmer (1921)
"It may or may not be useful for a schoolchild or an adult to know why certain things are so, why French nouns are either masculine or feminine, ..."

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