(redirected from schoolboys)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

schoolboy Scotch

n. wine. Give me a pint of that schoolboy Scotch.
See also: schoolboy, scotch
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in classic literature ?
"The soul of a schoolboy is a curious thing," Fisher continued, in a meditative manner.
Region XI-DAVRAA's Carl John Austria (L) put a left hook against Jose Angelou Villaverde of Region XII-SCAA in their final bout in the Schoolboys flyweight division of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa at the Davao City Recreation Center (Almendras gym).
ENGLAND were without their co-captain, the New Zealander Dylan Hartley, and their best forward, the public schoolboy Maro Itoje (Nigerian parents) so had to play with just 10 public schoolboys: Elliot Daly, Henry Slade, Owen Farrell, Ben Youngs, Jamie George, Kyle Sinckler, Tom Curry, George Kruis and Jonny May.
MAKING THE NEWS Ben Odeje turns out for England schoolboys in 1971
And more recently another crop of schoolboys have impressed enough to earn themselves moves to the likes of Liverpool, Burnley and Stoke City.
One schoolboy was hit to death, another was hospitalized in critical condition after the car Niva went off the road and rammed the schoolboys in Suzak district, Turmush reports.
Albion have been on the end of such decisions time and again in recent years; the likes of Jerome Sinclair and Yan Dhanda have left when they were only schoolboys to join Liverpool.
KARACHI -- All-rounder Mohammad Makki and opener Shaheryar Rizvi guided Karachi Gymkhana Schoolboys to an exciting 18-run victory over St Patrick High School in their Group G encounter of the Omar Trophy Inter-School Cricket Tournament 2016, being organised by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA), here at Karachi Gymkhana Cricket Ground the other day.
"He lost in last year's Schoolboys to Odel Karama (Salisbury) who himself went on to win in the Schoolboys title but this year beat Odel in the area final."
HEBRON, May 4, 2016 (WAFA) - An aggressive settler Wednesday morning attacked Palestinian schoolboys en route to their school at Tal Rumeida neighborhood in Hebron's Old City, said security sources.
Summary: Suspect bought bikes from 2 schoolboys who had stolen them from catering company and printing house
SCHOOLBOYS: J.Sams (Shildon) WPTSUN M.B.Comacho (Jorvik) 39kg; P.Roddam (Shildon) LSPLIT D.Jackson (Barnard Castle) 32kg; S.McCauley (Shildon) WSPLIT R.Green (Lambton Street) 37kg; C.Stout (Shildon) WPTSUN L.Smith (Darlington) 54kg; J.Beal (Shildon) WSPLIT J.Hutchinson (Midlothian) 53kg.
Det Con Vicky Bailey said: "It's shocking this level of violence was carried out by three schoolboys."
Bahrain can implement such a method by enhancing the schoolboys system.