[ UK /skˈuːlbɔ‍ɪ/ ]
[ US /ˈskuɫˌbɔɪ/ ]
  1. a boy attending school
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How To Use schoolboy In A Sentence

  • Not convinced by these public schoolboys! Thinking the Unthinkable
  • The 27-year-old, who is in training for next summer's Olympic Games, began his swimming career at the Longsight baths by competing in galas there as a schoolboy.
  • The Brits, with their propensity for schoolboy humour and scatology, deal with the subject by uproarious laughter.
  • Mathieson's legacy to folklore included not only his own extensive oral repertoire of folksong but a manuscript collection of 545 songs written down in 3 huge ledgers as he heard them through the years, beginning as a schoolboy and continuing in the bothies, chaulmers and farm kitchens where he feed as a farm servant. Noo I'm a Young Man Cut Down in My Prime
  • They have a stadium full of passionate, vociferous supporters whose legendary backing often reduced opposition players from star performers to schoolboy trialists.
  • Euan," I said, foolish as a flattered schoolboy, and as awkward. The Hidden Children
  • At the bar a leather-clad schoolboy was buying a pint of lager, served in a plastic beaker.
  • Within seconds we were discussing the next tour with the gleeful enthusiasm of two schoolboys. Times, Sunday Times
  • Accounts of life there come from a variety of viewpoints - a schoolboy home for the holidays, a man employed on the project, a woman who shared memories of schooldays and of working in the office, and a district nurse.
  • A group of schoolboys run amok when they are abandoned on a desert island. Times, Sunday Times
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