Dictionary.com

preschool

[ adjective pree-skool; noun pree-skool ]
/ adjective ˈpriˈskul; noun ˈpriˌskul /
Save This Word!

adjective

of, relating to, or intended for a child between infancy and school age: new methods of preschool education.

noun

a school or nursery for preschool children.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of preschool

First recorded in 1920–25; pre- + school1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use preschool in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for preschool

preschool

pre-school

/ (priːˈskuːl) /

adjective

  1. (of a child) under the age at which compulsory education begins
  2. (of services) for or relating to preschool children
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK