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schoolboy error

A very simple, basic, or fundamental mistake or error. Primarily heard in UK. Thanks to a schoolboy error by their opponents' keeper, the football club will advance to the next round of the tourney. The math textbook had to be reprinted after several schoolboy errors were discovered in some of the equations.
See also: error, schoolboy

schoolboy humor

Immature humor. Guys, enough with the schoolboy humor. Let's try to act like adults, please.
See also: humor, schoolboy

schoolboy scotch

slang A combination of codeine and hard liquor, especially Scotch whiskey. Three people from school have already been hospitalized from OD'ing on that schoolboy scotch!
See also: schoolboy, scotch

schoolboy Scotch

n. wine. Give me a pint of that schoolboy Scotch.
See also: schoolboy, scotch
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After that the driver gave a water bottle to the schoolboy to wash his hands and tidy himself up.
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Against Derry, the mistakes we made from their second and third goals were schoolboy defending.
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He hit two stores with a separate schoolboy accomplice each time.
The two youngsters started to run, but Smith hurled it and hit the schoolboy.
The bill will feature last year's Welsh champion and British schoolboy finalist Liam Taylor and Tom Hearn, as well as much-improved schoolboys Joe Hall and Ben Hogan.
TEEN FACES MURDER TRIAL A TEENAGER yesterday admitted killing schoolboy Jack Frew.
Summary: A teenager has appeared in court charged with killing a schoolboy in Kilmarnock at the weekend.
David Pickering, founder of Chester Racing Club, owners of Schoolboy Champ ANYONE with a far-reaching memory may recognise the blue colours of the Chester Racing Club as those carried to victory by Roughlyn in the 1966 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
THE adventures of mischievous schoolboy Just William are to return to television.
Highlights included schoolboy Ashley Watson gaining revenge for two previous defeats to D Burbridge (Horsley Hill) by beating him on majority points.
Macaulay said that every schoolboy knows who imprisoned Montezuma.
A teenager charged with murdering a schoolboy had been driven to the scene by his mother, it was alleged last night.
A welsh schoolboy has admitted being a heroin dealer at the age of just 16.