Definition of schoolchild
: a child attending school
Recent Examples of schoolchild from the Web
Often, there are numerous figures in his pictures, each Christmas-party dancer or playground adventurer or bored schoolchild given his or her own space and weight.
Obama, now out of office, seems unwilling to sit silently in the margins, like some Victorian schoolchild only to speak when spoken to.
Malala started speaking in her school as a good schoolchild.
A San Diego schoolchild who has perhaps lost their home in the wildfires.
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First Known Use of schoolchild
SCHOOLCHILD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schoolchild for English Language Learners
: a child who goes to a school
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