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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A young male attending an institution of learning

Usage examples (33)
  • The case of refusing the schoolboy is a clear one.
  • Once in ten thousand times it happens that the schoolboy is a born master of what they try to teach him.
  • Coleridge adapted Wordsworth's translation of a drinking song, which Mays describes as a schoolboy exercise.
  • But he perpetually errs by being too deep or too shallow for the matter in hand; and many a schoolboy is a better reasoner than he. for more
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