schoolchild

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n schoolchild a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
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Usage

In literature:

It is said to be the composition of a small Boston schoolchild.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
Gwenna, with her curly head whirling, felt inclined to drop a schoolchild's curtsy to this Great One of the Councils of the Earth.
"The Boy with Wings" by Berta Ruck
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In news:

A poem written by a Russian schoolchild in 1963 and set to music by Arkadi Ostrovsky.
Page 2 dutifully keeps its ears open for memorable, nonsensical, embarrassing and stupendous quotes all year long, then crunches the list down to the top 100 all so you can giggle like a schoolchild.
It was every schoolchild's dream: to be principal, the Big Kahuna , for a whole day.
Every schoolchild knows the story, but most of it is wrong.
Exposure to a peanut speck can kill an allergic schoolchild in minutes.
The Royal Shakespeare Company tours a schoolchild -friendly version.
My mother was a reuser well before it became one of the fashionable three Rs every schoolchild knows today.
The history of the delinquent schoolchild's favorite excuse.
BOISE, Idaho — Among the most famous excuses ever given for questionable behavior, "I have a wide stance" must fall somewhere between the schoolchild's favorite "the dog ate my homework" and President Clinton's "I didn't inhale.
Every schoolchild knows that the Liberty Bell is cracked.
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