- 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.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of school1
OTHER WORDS FROM schoolschool·a·ble, adjectiveschoolless, adjectiveschoollike, adjective
Definition for school (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of school2
Example sentences from the Web for school
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.
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
In interiors, IKEA has schooled penny-pinchers on the pleasures of contemporary furniture.
A former deputy to Karl Rove, Jackson is schooled in the dark arts of electoral success.
For, though her voice was low, she had schooled herself to go through her task without agitation.The New Tenant|E. Phillips Oppenheim
And schooled herself into a fretful, petulant manner of indifference.Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
His unsuspicious mind had been schooled by Burr to believe implicitly in Wilkinson.A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
Sonia ran headlong down the passage until she was caught and schooled to a careless saunter down the stairs and through the hall.Lady Lilith|Stephen McKenna
They had schooled themselves not to resignation, but to endurance.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
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
Idioms and Phrases with school
In addition to the idiom beginning with school
- school of hard knocks
- tell tales (out of school)