or home-school

[ hohm-skool ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌskul /

verb (used with object)

to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.

verb (used without object)

to educate one's children at home.


a school set up in the home.

Related forms

home·school·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for home-school



to teach one's child at home instead of sending him or her to school


  1. being educated at home rather than in schoolhome-school kids
  2. relating to the education of children in their own homes instead of in schoolhome-school parents
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