a girl attending school.

1770–80; school1 + girl

schoolgirlish, adjective Unabridged
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schoolboy or (feminine) schoolgirl (ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ)
pupil, Gender-neutral form: schoolchild a child attending school
schoolgirl or (feminine) schoolgirl

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Example sentences
There is something wincingly salacious about this bearded hippie and his schoolgirl mate.
The schoolgirl he meets and loves at first sight takes his ardor lightly and, as a result, he hastily marries his cousin.
The gang that couldn't be stopped by the local police or the feds met their downfall in the form of a nine-year-old schoolgirl.
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