Meaning of “schoolboy” in the English Dictionary

"schoolboy" in British English

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schoolboynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskuːl.bɔɪ/ us /ˈskuːl.bɔɪ/

a boy who goes to school

schoolboyadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈskuːl.bɔɪ/ us /ˈskuːl.bɔɪ/

like a child or at the time when someone was a child:

He recalled that he had a schoolboy crush on her (= liked her very much when he was a schoolboy).

(Definition of “schoolboy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)