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

British Dictionary definitions for home-schooler



a child who is educated at home, esp by his or her parents
a parent who educates a child at home
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Word Origin and History for home-schooler



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

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