[ koh-ej-oo-key-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌkoʊ ɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃə nl /


educating both sexes jointly at the same institution or classes: a coeducational state college.
of or relating to coeducation: coeducational programs.

Nearby words

  1. coe-,
  2. coed,
  3. coedit,
  4. coeditor,
  5. coeducation,
  6. coefficient,
  7. coefficient of correlation,
  8. coefficient of elasticity,
  9. coefficient of expansion,
  10. coefficient of friction

Origin of coeducational

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; co- + educational

Related formsco·ed·u·ca·tion·al·ism, nounco·ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for coeducational



also co-educational, 1881, from co-education (1852), from co- + education.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper