Schoolboy School"boy`, n. A boy belonging to, or attending, a school. [1913 Webster]

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  • schoolboy — [sko͞ol′boi΄] n. a boy attending school …   English World dictionary

  • schoolboy — I. noun Date: 1588 a boy attending school II. adjective Date: 1645 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a schoolboy < schoolboy pranks > 2. of, relating to, or being a sport for high school or prep school boys; also being one who participates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • schoolboy — school|boy [ skul,bɔı ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a boy who goes to school a. only before noun typical of a schoolboy: schoolboy humor/mischief a schoolboy prank …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • schoolboy — [[t]sku͟ːlbɔɪ[/t]] schoolboys 1) N COUNT A schoolboy is a boy who goes to school. ...a group of ten year old schoolboys. 2) ADJ: ADJ n (disapproval) If you think a man s sense of humour is silly or rude, you can describe it as schoolboy humour …   English dictionary

  • schoolboy — UK [ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ] / US [ˈskulˌbɔɪ] noun [countable] Word forms schoolboy : singular schoolboy plural schoolboys old fashioned a boy who goes to school …   English dictionary

  • schoolboy — noun Schoolboy is used before these nouns: ↑humour …   Collocations dictionary

  • schoolboy — school|boy [ˈsku:lbɔı] n especially BrE 1.) a boy attending school 2.) schoolboy humour jokes that are silly and rude but not offensive …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • schoolboy — noun (C) especially BrE 1 a boy attending school 2 schoolboy humour jokes that are silly and rude but not offensive …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • schoolboy — moksleivis statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Asmuo, lankantis bendrojo lavinimo mokyklą. atitikmenys: angl. schoolboy; schoolgirl vok. Schulbesucher rus. учащийся ryšiai: palygink – mokinys …   Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • schoolboy — schoolboyish, adj. /skoohl boy /, n. a boy attending school. [1580 90; SCHOOL1 + BOY] * * * …   Universalium

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