school·​kid | \ˈskül-ˌkid \

Definition of schoolkid 

: a child or teenager attending school

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There were young Muslim women in hijabs, generations of feminists, goths, schoolkids, Drag Kings, Drag Queens, women priests, and a Franciscan monk. David Abrahams, Vogue, "A Very British Protest Unites London," 14 July 2018 But instead of mingling with the president, players and coaches met with local schoolkids in an intimate outing closed to media. Anna Orso,, "The Eagles won't visit the White House. Here are 15 ideas for what they should do instead," 5 June 2018 The Chicago schoolkids who make up Mariachi Herencia de Mexico had a hell of a summer in 2017. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "Mariachi Herencia de Mexico turns Chicago schoolkids into chart-busting stars," 23 May 2018 On July 15, 1976, three men in their 20s seeking $5 million in ransom hijacked a busload of 26 schoolkids in Chowchilla, California., "PEOPLE Explains: Infamous Kidnappings Throughout History," 23 May 2018 Think of all those biopics with babies and schoolkids who only a few scenes later have grown up to become . . Mark Feeney,, "Han Solo isn’t the only movie character to get the young/old treatment," 18 May 2018 In April, the five special flavors were dreamed up by schoolkids in California, Oregon and Washington, including the aforementioned Lots a’ Nacho. Pam Kragen,, "Salt & Straw ice cream mixes in community flavor," 13 May 2018 One hundred and seventy-four is a lot of schoolkids for a village of 411 people. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, "Where myth meets science: The northern lights in Nuiqsut, seen inside a portable planetarium," 21 Apr. 2018 For schoolkids, particularly adolescents, being clean can mean the difference between being bullied or not. David Frese, kansascity, "How Giving the Basics is changing lives with deodorant, soap, toothpaste — not food | The Kansas City Star," 19 Mar. 2018

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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: a child or teenager who goes to a school

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