schoolboy

  • 1 Schoolboy — School boy , n. A boy belonging to, or attending, a school. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 schoolboy — [sko͞ol′boi΄] n. a boy attending school …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 schoolboy — I. noun Date: 1588 a boy attending school II. adjective Date: 1645 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a schoolboy < schoolboy pranks > 2. of, relating to, or being a sport for high school or prep school boys; also being one who participates …

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  • 4 schoolboy — school|boy [ skul,bɔı ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a boy who goes to school a. only before noun typical of a schoolboy: schoolboy humor/mischief a schoolboy prank …

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  • 5 schoolboy — [[t]sku͟ːlbɔɪ[/t]] schoolboys 1) N COUNT A schoolboy is a boy who goes to school. ...a group of ten year old schoolboys. 2) ADJ: ADJ n (disapproval) If you think a man s sense of humour is silly or rude, you can describe it as schoolboy humour …

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  • 6 schoolboy — UK [ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ] / US [ˈskulˌbɔɪ] noun [countable] Word forms schoolboy : singular schoolboy plural schoolboys old fashioned a boy who goes to school …

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  • 7 schoolboy — noun Schoolboy is used before these nouns: ↑humour …

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  • 8 schoolboy — school|boy [ˈsku:lbɔı] n especially BrE 1.) a boy attending school 2.) schoolboy humour jokes that are silly and rude but not offensive …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 schoolboy — noun (C) especially BrE 1 a boy attending school 2 schoolboy humour jokes that are silly and rude but not offensive …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 schoolboy — 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

  • 11 schoolboy — schoolboyish, adj. /skoohl boy /, n. a boy attending school. [1580 90; SCHOOL1 + BOY] * * * …

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  • 12 schoolboy — noun A boy attending school. Syn: pupil, student …

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  • 13 schoolboy — Synonyms and related words: boy, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, classmate, colt, cub, fellow, fellow student, fledgling, grade schooler, high schooler, hobbledehoy, infant, intermediate schooler, kindergartner, lad, laddie, manchild, master,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 schoolboy — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lad, learner, pupil, youth; see student …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 schoolboy — nickname for codeine …

    Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • 16 schoolboy — To make one look foolish by resorting to the simplest possible means. We couldn t figure out why the car wouldn t start. We changed the battery and even thought about pulling the engine...then Felipe schoolboyed us and showed us we d used the… …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 17 schoolboy — To make one look foolish by resorting to the simplest possible means. We couldn t figure out why the car wouldn t start. We changed the battery and even thought about pulling the engine...then Felipe schoolboyed us and showed us we d used the… …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 18 schoolboy — n. male student, male pupil …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 schoolboy — (or schoolgirl) noun a boy (or girl) attending school …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 schoolboy — [ˈskuːlˌbɔɪ] noun [C] old fashioned a boy who goes to school …

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