from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A child attending school.
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- n. A young person attending school or of an age to attend school.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
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."
Via The Daily What, who frequently considers employing a Japanese schoolchild rather than have to scour the internet for viral videos about Super Mario Bros.
Every schoolchild in the country is taught that in 1833, the English illegally dislodged the Argentine population from the Falklands and replaced them with an occupying power.
She quoted the first lines of Alexander Pushkin's "The Bronze Horseman," a poem every Russian schoolchild has learned by heart.
Its last report, in 2008, said almost $80,000 was necessary for two adults with one infant and one schoolchild.
They wanted me to be a schoolchild and ask basic questions, such as 'What is a medlar?'
Snyder has forgotten the words of the Pledge of Allegiance that every schoolchild learns.
As a schoolchild I had been taught the early history of the city as originating around the River Farset, which now flows under Castle Street, Castle Place and High Street (eating away the foundations of the Albert Clock to make it lean slightly).
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