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
References in classic literature ?
Or a band of schoolboys and street urchins, playing hop-scotch, rose in a body and saluted him classically, with some cry in Latin: "
Now I am twenty-eight and am in reality more illiterate than many schoolboys of fifteen.
He was soon met by two schoolboys of the upper class-that is to say as individuals, for with regard to learning they were in the lowest class in the school; and they bought the stupid bird.
I do not wish to seem inelegant, but this unsightly whale looks much like an amputated sow; and, as for the narwhale, one glimpse at it is enough to amaze one, that in this nineteenth century such a hippogriff could be palmed for genuine upon any intelligent public of schoolboys.
Moreover, he had written a Latin Accidence, which was used in schools more than half a century after his death; so that the good old man, even in his grave, was still the cause of trouble and stripes to idle schoolboys.
For the nephew, a schoolboy on a holiday, was in theory the god in the car, or in the cab, tram, tube, and so on, while his uncle was at most a priest dancing before him and offering sacrifices.
He stood like a schoolboy with whom a master is finding fault.
He was alive, painfully alive, to the great universal things, and yet he was compelled to potter and grope among schoolboy topics and debate whether or not he should study Latin.
There is no one in Russian literature now, from schoolboy essayist to learned historian, who does not throw his little stone at Alexander for things he did wrong at this period of his reign.
An you come to that, sister, I have more occasion of patience, to be used like an overgrown schoolboy, as I am by you.
The little schoolboy, aided by the impish figure of the negro dancer, had wrought an irreparable ruin.
and even if he could, it seems hard that you should give up a visit to hear a schoolboy sneeze.