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homeschool

or home-school

[hohm-skool]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.
verb (used without object)
  1. to educate one's children at home.
noun
  1. a school set up in the home.
Related formshome·school·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for home-schooler

home-schooler

noun
  1. a child who is educated at home, esp by his or her parents
  2. a parent who educates a child at home
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for home-schooler

homeschool

v.

by 1989 (implied in homeschooling), from home (n.) + school (v.). Related: Homeschooled.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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