highschoolgirl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

highschool + girl, on the pattern of schoolgirl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

highschoolgirl (plural highschoolgirls)

  1. (rare, nonstandard) A female student of a high school.
    Coordinate term: highschoolboy
    • 1942: Ward Moore, Breathe the Air Again, page 349 (Harper & Bros.)
      His sister Miriam, now a highschoolgirl, could not tear awkward eyes from the brother absence had changed so greatly.