schoolgirl etymology

English word schoolgirl comes from English school, English girl

Detailed word origin of schoolgirl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
school English (eng) (transitive) To control, or compose, one's expression.. (transitive) To defeat emphatically, to teach an opponent a harsh lesson.. (transitive) To educate, teach, or train (often, but not necessarily, in a school.) (British) An educational institution providing primary and secondary education, prior to tertiary education (college or university).. (UK) At Eton College, a period or session of [...]
girl English (eng) (UK, dialect, obsolete) A roebuck two years old.. (US, slang) Cocaine, especially in powder form.. (colloquial) A term of endearment. (see usage notes). (uncommon, card games) A queen (the playing card.). A female child, adolescent, or young woman; by extension, a young female animal. A female servant; a maid. (see usage notes). Any woman, regardless of her age. (see usage notes). One's [...]
schoolgirl English (eng) A girl attending school.

Words with the same origin as schoolgirl

Descendants of school
Descendants of girl
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