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schoolboy

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noun school·boy \-ˌbȯi\

Definition of schoolboy

  1. :  a boy attending school

1588

First Known Use of schoolboy

1588


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schoolboy

adjective school·boy

Definition of schoolboy

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a schoolboy <schoolboy pranks>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a sport for high school or prep school boys; also :  being one who participates in such sports

1645

First Known Use of schoolboy

1645


SCHOOLBOY Defined for English Language Learners

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schoolboy

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noun school·boy \-ˌbȯi\

Definition of schoolboy for English Language Learners

  • : a boy who goes to a school


SCHOOLBOY Defined for Kids

schoolboy

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noun school·boy \ˈskül-ˌbȯi\

Definition of schoolboy for Students

  1. :  a boy who goes to school



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