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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A crowd of eager and curious schoolboys, understanding little of the matter in hand, except that it gave them a half-holiday, ran before her progress, turning their heads continually to stare into her face and at the winking baby in her arms, and at the ignominious letter on her breast.
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.
I believe our boys were, generally, as ignorant a set as any schoolboys in existence; they were too much troubled and knocked about to learn; they could no more do that to advantage, than any one can do anything to advantage in a life of constant misfortune, torment, and worry.
Its basis is the tyranny of brain force, which, among civilized men, is allowed to do what muscular force does among schoolboys and savages.
It was the common practice of the dwarf, to catch a number of these insects in his hand, as schoolboys do among us, and let them out suddenly under my nose, on purpose to frighten me, and divert the queen.
Why, the schoolboys know that from the time they were babes.
It seems that some days since Councillor Bachaumont remarked at the palace that rebels and agitators reminded him of schoolboys slinging -- qui frondent -- stones from the moats round Paris, young urchins who run off the moment the constable appears, only to return to their diversion the instant his back is turned.
And then, when the rigid old Pilgrims eyed her rather in pity than in wrath; when the matrons fed her with the fragments of their children's food, and offered her a lodging on a hard and lowly bed; when no little crowd of schoolboys left their sports to cast stones after the roving enthusiast; then did Catharine return to Pearson's dwelling and made that her home.
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.
Perhaps they were more alert than usual on this particular morning; for when Jacob, with a bag of sweets in his hand, was induced to mount the gig with his brother David, the inhabitants of the market-place were looking out of their doors and windows, and at the turning of the street there was even a muster of apprentices and schoolboys, who shouted as they passed in what Jacob took to be a very merry and friendly way, nodding and grinning in return.
My father wished us, as schoolboys, to speak well, but he would never wish his grown-up daughters to be acting plays.
Hansoms passed with schoolboys just home for the Easter holidays, four-wheelers outward bound, with bicycles and perambulators atop; none that rode in them were half so happy as I, with the great load on my cab, but the greater one off my heart.