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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 schoolboyish

schoolboy

/ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ/
noun
1.
a child attending school Gender-neutral form pupil, schoolchild
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Word Origin and History for schoolboyish

schoolboy

n.

1580s, from school (n.1) + boy. As an adjective from 1874. Related: Schoolboyish.

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