schoolgirl

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school·girl

 (sko͞ol′gûrl′)
n.
A girl attending school.

schoolgirl

(ˈskuːlˌɡɜːl)
n
1. (Education) a girl who attends primary school
2. (Education) a girl who attends secondary school

school•girl

(ˈskulˌgɜrl)

n.
a girl attending school.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schoolgirl - a girl attending schoolschoolgirl - a girl attending school    
female child, little girl, girl - a youthful female person; "the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
Translations
تِلْميذ، طالِب مَدْرَسيتَلْمِيذَة
školačka
skolepige
koulutyttö
školarka
skólapiltur
女子生徒
여학생
školáčka
šolarka
skolflicka
เด็กนักเรียนหญิง
học sinh nữ

schoolgirl

[ˈskuːlgɜːl]
A. Ncolegiala f
B. CPD schoolgirl complexion Ncutis m de colegiala
schoolgirl crush Nenamoramiento m de colegiala

schoolgirl

[ˈskuːlgɜːrl] n (at primary school)écolière f; (at secondary school, up to 15)collégienne f; (after 15)lycéenne fschool holidays nplvacances fpl scolairesschool hours npl
during school hours → pendant les heures de cours

schoolgirl

[ˈskuːlˌgɜːl] nscolara

school1

(skuːl) noun
1. a place for teaching especially children. She goes to the school; He's not at university – he's still at school; (American) He's still in school.
2. the pupils of a school. The behaviour of this school in public is sometimes not very good.
3. a series of meetings or a place for instruction etc. She runs a sewing school; a driving school.
4. a department of a university or college dealing with a particular subject. the School of Mathematics.
5. (American) a university or college.
6. a group of people with the same ideas etc. There are two schools of thought about the treatment of this disease.
verb
to train through practice. We must school ourselves to be patient.
ˈschoolbag noun
a bag for carrying books etc to and from school. She had a schoolbag on her back.
ˈschoolboy, ˈschoolgirl nouns
a boy or girl who goes to school.
ˈschoolchild nounplural ˈschoolchildren
a child who goes to school.
ˈschool-day noun
a day on which children go to school. On a school-day I get up at seven o'clock.
ˈschooldays noun plural
the time of a person's life during which he goes to school.
ˈschoolfellow noun
a person who is or was taught at the same school, especially in the same class. I met an old schoolfellow of yours.
ˈschool-leaver noun
a school-pupil who is about to leave, or has just left, school eg because he has finished his course of education there.
ˈschoolmaster nounfeminine ˈschoolmistress
a person who teaches in school.
ˈschoolmate noun
a schoolfellow, especially a friend.
ˈschool-teacher noun
a person who teaches in a school.

schoolgirl

تَلْمِيذَة školačka skolepige Schülerin μαθήτρια σχολείου colegiala, estudiante koulutyttö écolière školarka scolara 女子生徒 여학생 schoolmeisje skolejente uczennica aluna ученица skolflicka เด็กนักเรียนหญิง kız öğrenci học sinh nữ 女校童
References in classic literature ?
The afternoon was spent at lawn tennis, to which lady guests resident in the neighborhood were allowed to bring their husbands, brothers, and fathers--Miss Wilson being anxious to send her pupils forth into the world free from the uncouth stiffness of schoolgirls unaccustomed to society.
Therefore, to use the expressive, if not elegant, language of a schoolgirl, "He was as nervous as a witch and as cross as a bear".
Rebecca soon had the lines copied in her round schoolgirl hand, making such improvements as occurred to her on sober second thought.
For that which thou hast heard me speak to-night--was declaimed with the painful precision of a schoolgirl who has been taught to recite by some second-rate professor of elocution.
Even now he thought me a child, a raw schoolgirl, as much as he did Sasha; and this hurt me extremely, seeing that I had done so much to expiate my former behaviour.
Miss Mary suddenly broke from us with an indescribable grunt, flew, rather than ran, to her sister's bed, and there shook her as one furious schoolgirl would shake another.
They say," she cried, with the awful relish of a schoolgirl, "that all that country isn't ruled by the King of Italy, but by the King of Thieves.
Well, that absurd quadruped went about all day as perky as a schoolgirl in a new frock; and when they took the wreath off she became quite sulky, and they had to put it on again before she would stand still to be milked.
Sometimes, when he came in after dinner to settle down to work, he would find a piece of paper on his table covered with her schoolgirl scrawl.
Further, he had seen her on occasion with Ruth, another schoolgirl, and, still further, Nita, who sold us red-hots at the candy store, was a friend of Ruth.
For it is neither bitter nor coarse, but is a dainty and tender lament written for a schoolgirl whose sparrow had been killed by a cat.
It was full of a new vital, pulsing personality that seemed to pervade it and to be quite independent of schoolgirl books and dresses and ribbons, and even of the cracked blue jug full of apple blossoms on the table.