schoolboy


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school·boy

 (sko͞ol′boi′)
n.
A boy attending school.

schoolboy

(ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ) or feminine

schoolgirl

n
a child attending school. Gender-neutral form: pupil or schoolchild

school•boy

(ˈskulˌbɔɪ)

n.
a boy attending school.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schoolboy - a boy attending schoolschoolboy - a boy attending school    
boy, male child - a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"
school-age child, schoolchild, pupil - a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
Translations
školák-ačka
skoledrengskoleelev
koulupoika
školarac
skólapiltur
男子生徒
남학생
školák
šolar
skolpojke
เด็กนักเรียนชาย
erkek öğrencierkek/kız öğrenci
học sinh nam

schoolboy

[ˈskuːlbɔɪ]
A. Nalumno m (de escuela), colegial m
B. CPD schoolboy slang Njerga f de colegial

schoolboy

[ˈskuːlbɔɪ] n (at primary school)écolier m; (at secondary school, up to 15)collégien m; (after 15)lycéen mschool bus ncar m de ramassage scolaire

schoolboy

[ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ] nscolaro

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.

schoolboy

تَلْمِيذ školák skoledreng Schüler μαθητής σχολείου colegial, estudiante koulupoika écolier školarac scolaro 男子生徒 남학생 schooljongen skolegutt uczeń aluno ученик skolpojke เด็กนักเรียนชาย erkek öğrenci học sinh nam 校童
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She was inflexible about paying for her own seat; said she was in business now, and she wouldn't have a schoolboy spending his money on her.
The little schoolboy, aided by the impish figure of the negro dancer, had wrought an irreparable ruin.
And he also put into the hat certain schoolboy treasures of almost inestimable value -- among them a lump of chalk, an India-rubber ball, three fishhooks, and one of that kind of marbles known as a "sure 'nough crystal.
John Reed was a schoolboy of fourteen years old; four years older than I, for I was but ten: large and stout for his age, with a dingy and unwholesome skin; thick lineaments in a spacious visage, heavy limbs and large extremities.
Some of them struck me as singularly odd compounds of ardour and flatness; commencing in strong feeling, and concluding in the affected, wordy style that a schoolboy might use to a fancied, incorporeal sweetheart.
I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy.
I was so conscious of having passed through scenes of which they could have no knowledge, and of having acquired experiences foreign to my age, appearance, and condition as one of them, that I half believed it was an imposture to come there as an ordinary little schoolboy.
There was something charmingly cordial and engaging in the manner in which after saying "Now, Handel," as if it were the grave beginning of a portentous business exordium, he had suddenly given up that tone, stretched out his honest hand, and spoken like a schoolboy.
The schoolboy proposition is: 'I am stronger than you, therefore you shall fag for me.
This German Socialism, which took its schoolboy task so seriously and solemnly, and extolled its poor stock-in-trade in such mountebank fashion, meanwhile gradually lost its pedantic innocence.
Tramps slouched into the recess and struck matches on the panels; children kept shop upon the steps; the schoolboy had tried his knife on the mouldings; and for close on a generation, no one had appeared to drive away these random visitors or to repair their ravages.
The effect of seclusion was aided by the great height of the garden walls, which were, indeed, conventual, and, as John had tested in former days, defied the climbing schoolboy.