noun Date: 1678 a girl attending school

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  • Schoolgirl — School girl , n. A girl belonging to, or attending, a school. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schoolgirl — (n.) 1777, from SCHOOL (Cf. school) (n.1) + GIRL (Cf. girl) …   Etymology dictionary

  • schoolgirl — [sko͞ol′gʉrl΄] n. a girl attending school …   English World dictionary

  • schoolgirl — school|girl [ skul,gɜrl ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a girl who goes to school a. only before noun typical of a schoolgirl: It wasn t real love, just a schoolgirl crush …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • schoolgirl — UK [ˈskuːlˌɡɜː(r)l] / US [ˈskulˌɡɜrl] noun [countable] Word forms schoolgirl : singular schoolgirl plural schoolgirls old fashioned a girl who goes to school …   English dictionary

  • Schoolgirl — A schoolgirl is a girl attending either primary or secondary school. They are generally aged between four and eighteen years old.Academic performanceIn general, girls perform more poorly than boys on standardized tests. This has led to calls for… …   Wikipedia

  • schoolgirl — noun Schoolgirl is used before these nouns: ↑crush …   Collocations dictionary

  • schoolgirl — [[t]sku͟ːlgɜː(r)l[/t]] schoolgirls N COUNT A schoolgirl is a girl who goes to school. ...half a dozen giggling schoolgirls …   English dictionary

  • schoolgirl — 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

  • schoolgirl — schoolgirlish, adj. /skoohl gerrl /, n. a girl attending school. [1770 80; SCHOOL1 + GIRL] * * * …   Universalium

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