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schoolboy

[skool-boi] /ˈskulˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a boy attending school.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; school1 + boy
Related forms
schoolboyish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for school-boyish

schoolboy

/ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a child attending school Gender-neutral form pupil, schoolchild
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