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schoolboy (n.)

also school-boy, "boy attending school," 1580s, from school (n.1) + boy. As an adjective from 1874. Phrase every schoolboy knows, in reference to basic factual information, is by 1650s (Jeremy Taylor). Related: Schoolboyish.

updated on January 31, 2022

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Definitions of schoolboy from WordNet

schoolboy (n.)
a boy attending school;
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