Definitions of schoolchild
  1. noun
    a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
    synonyms: pupil, school-age child
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    a pupil who lives at school during term time
    day boarder
    a schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home
    latchkey child
    a school-age child who is home without adult supervision for part of the day (especially after school until a parent returns home from work)
    a boy attending school
    a day boarder who is a boy
    a day boarder who is a girl
    type of:
    spring chicken, young person, younker, youth
    a young person (especially a young man or boy)
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