a comedy of manners (1777) by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
noun 1. a girl attending school.
- Schoolgirl complexion
Fresh, glowing, unblemished skin, as in She’s fifty but she still has her schoolgirl complexion. This expression, alluding to the beauty of young skin, was invented for an advertising campaign for Palmolive Soap, which ran from about 1923 through the 1930s and claimed to preserve one’s schoolgirl complexion.
noun, plural schoolhouses [skool-hou-ziz] /ˈskulˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. a building in which a school is conducted. noun 1. a building used as a school, esp a rural school 2. a house attached to a school
noun 1. a fish that swims within a school. 2. Australian Informal. a schoolteacher or student. noun (Austral, slang) 1. a schoolteacher 2. a high-school student 3. a holiday away from home in which large numbers of school leavers join together