schoolchild

noun school·child \ ˈskül-ˌchī(-ə)ld \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of schoolchild

: a child attending school

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First Known Use of schoolchild

1801

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Definition of schoolchild for English Language Learners

  • : a child who goes to a school



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