[ kin-der-gahrt-ner, -gahrd- ]
/ ˈkɪn dərˌgɑrt nər, -ˌgɑrd- /
Save This Word!
a child who attends a kindergarten.
a kindergarten teacher.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Origin of kindergartner
From the German word Kindergärtner, dating back to 1870–75. See kindergarten, -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use kindergartner in a sentence
No American, no kindergartener should have to go to a school armed with a gun and body armor to feel safe.After Connecticut School Shootings, Never-Ending Gun Debate Spins|Winston Ross|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At this point, every kindergartener in the country knows who Bunny Mellon is but, sadly, Johns does not.CNN Flubs John Edwards Trial, Missing Verdict, Misreporting Outcome|Maria Elena Fernandez|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Cincinnati kindergartener is more than a teacher—she serves many masters.The New Education|Scott Nearing
But clay work is a branch now so universal that it seems unnecessary to dwell upon its advantages to the kindergartener.Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers|George J. Cox
A kindergartener who sent out Christmas gifts to twenty poor Scandinavian families received thanks from only one.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross