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Definition of "schoolchild" []

  • A child attending school. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "schoolchild" in a sentence
  • "However, an English-language, state-run newspaper, the Global Times, told the US not to lecture Beijing like a "schoolchild"."
  • "You've bust the site, it's bloody brilliant, you've bust the site with stats!" squealed Sam down the phone like a schoolchild who'd just discovered a 12 pack of "waterbombs" in his father's bedside drawer.""
  • "In the words of Metro Board member and LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, himself a UCLA grad: "Any schoolchild will tell you that the center of the circle is in the middle of the circle and not at the edge or at the tangent.""