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Princeton's WordNet

  1. schoolboynoun

    a boy attending school


  1. schoolboynoun

    A boy attending school.

  2. schoolboyadjective

    characteristic of a schoolboy, especially being cheeky, clumsy and socially unaware.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Schoolboynoun

    A boy that is in his rudiments at school.

    Etymology: school and boy.

    Schoolboys tears take up
    The glasses of my sight. William Shakespeare.

    He grins, smacks, shrugs, and such an itch endures,
    As ’prentices or schoolboys, which do know
    Of some gay sport abroad, yet dare not go. John Donne.

    A schoolboy brought his mother a book he had stolen. Roger L'Estrange.

    Once he had heard a schoolboy tell,
    How Semele of mortal race
    By thunder died. Jonathan Swift.


  1. schoolboy

    A student is a person enrolled in a school or other educational institution.In the United Kingdom and most commonwealth countries, a "student" attends a secondary school or higher (e.g., college or university); those in primary or elementary schools are "pupils".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Schoolboynoun

    a boy belonging to, or attending, a school

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of schoolboy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of schoolboy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of schoolboy in a Sentence

  1. Edmund Ooi:

    It's basically a reinterpretation of a schoolboy in the future. So, when I was thinking about schoolboys, they don't really have uniforms these days but they still kind of have the same kind of clothes, all of them, so, I just took out all their clothes from their wardrobe, like what they're wearing these days and reinterpreted it for the future.

  2. Brian Chanes:

    It's every schoolboy's fantasy but it's also a very signature, iconic piece.

  3. Bryan Habana:

    I am not going to mention the amount of my contract when I was first called into that Springbok squad under Jake White in 2004, but I don't think there is a schoolboy rugby player in South Africa who would accept that deal now, i got to be in a Gillette campaign with Tiger Woods, Roger Federer and Thierry Henry.

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