Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

study hall

noun
1.
(in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying.
2.
a period of time in a school day, set aside for study and doing homework, usually under the supervision of a teacher and in a room designated for this purpose.
Origin of study hall
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for study hall
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • When Sally and Phyllis returned to the study hall, Janet was still at her desk.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill
  • A subdued buzzing arose from different parts of the study hall.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • But the latter passed into the study hall before she could overtake her.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • Miss Merton nodded her head and Mary went on out of the study hall.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • She can't have gone, for I'm sure I left the study hall before she did.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • She had charge of the study hall and acted as associate principal.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs
  • I am going to assign you to a seat in the study hall at once.

  • She is a freshman and has just been registered in the study hall by Miss Merton.

  • Their entrance into the study hall put an end to the conversation.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for study hall

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for study

9
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for study hall