- a group of artists, as painters, writers, or musicians, whose works reflect a common conceptual, regional, or personal influence: the modern school; the Florentine school.
- the art and artists of a geographical location considered independently of stylistic similarity: the French school.
Idioms about school
Origin of school1
OTHER WORDS FROM schoolschool·a·ble, adjectiveschool·less, adjectiveschool·like, adjective
Other definitions for school (2 of 2)
Origin of school2
How to use school in a sentence
Its anxiety gets channeled through a fabulous spin cycle of musical motifs, a hip-hop beat set to funk horn and guitars with an old-school boy band chorus.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
Martin, the English drama teacher — the one she dated when she was 16 and he was 40 — has been fired from his high school for having sexual relationships with students.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
Of the teachers who responded to this 2019 survey, six taught preschool, 62 taught elementary school, 44 taught middle school and 147 taught high school.Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids|By Kawahara, Ennes & Markee/The Conversation|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
The alienation at school was compounded by his loss of traditional sport — where he felt he belonged.
Emily Engel-Natzke started to play hockey in middle school and kept playing in Wisconsin, after her family moved to the state from Colorado.Emily Engel-Natzke’s dad was her ‘biggest fan.’ He died of covid-19 before her hockey triumph.|Samantha Pell|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Consumers have been schooled to be wary of companies that offer them valuable products for free along with substantial rebates.
Chef Alex Armstrong prepared the meal for participants while Kaye schooled them in the art of reconstructing ex-rabbits.
The young men had been drinking, and an argument erupted over who was better schooled in rap music.Bronx Gunman Shot His Friend, Didn’t Spill His Drink|Michael Daly|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are we really gearing up to unleash a pack of highly schooled Jack Abramoffs on it as well?
But instead of boning up on trivia, he read my blog—and schooled himself on game theory.How I Taught Arthur Chu to Be the ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Everyone Loves to Hate|Keith Williams|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fact is, I believe, that I had been severely schooled by my past sufferings, and was resigned to the will of God.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
She had him educated and the fair inference is that he was schooled in the culture of the Egyptians.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
His temper, though naturally ardent and sensitive, had been schooled in a proud self-command.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
Gano schooled himself to keep the growing assurance and victory out of his face and manner.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
His swarthy face was flushed, and its constant smile was effortless; for he had schooled himself to adapt the mood to the hour.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for school (1 of 2)
- an institution or building at which children and young people usually under 19 receive education
- (as modifier)school bus; school day
- (in combination)schoolroom; schoolwork
Word Origin for school
British Dictionary definitions for school (2 of 2)
Word Origin for school
Other Idioms and Phrases with school
In addition to the idiom beginning with school
- school of hard knocks
- tell tales (out of school)