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kindergartner

or kin·der·gar·ten·er

[kin-der-gahrt-ner, -gahrd-]
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noun
  1. a child who attends a kindergarten.
  2. a kindergarten teacher.
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Origin of kindergartner

From the German word Kindergärtner, dating back to 1870–75. See kindergarten, -er1
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Examples from the Web for kindergartner

Historical Examples

  • For the fancy is to be carefully cherished by the kindergartner.

    Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School

    Elizabeth P. Peabody

  • The "Kindergarten Guides" can be obtained at most public libraries, or a kindergartner friend will be glad to loan one.

    Hand-Loom Weaving

    Mattie Phipps Todd

  • Informal questions by the kindergartner and answers by the children, on its introduction, that it may be well understood.

    Froebel's Gifts

    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • Is it not true that such work requires considerable effort from the kindergartner to make it interesting to the child?

    Froebel's Gifts

    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • Of course the American kindergartner does not use "foolish" stories; but stories she does use, and to good effect.

    The Montessori Method

    Maria Montessori