schooler

[ skoo-ler ]
/ ˈsku lər /

noun

a person who attends school, especially a child (usually used in combination): a new course for junior-high-schoolers.

Origin of schooler

from parasynthetic derivatives with school1 and a preceding attributive; see -er1

Definition for schooler (2 of 2)

school1
[ skool ]
/ skul /

noun

adjective

of or connected with a school or schools.
Obsolete. of the schoolmen.

verb (used with object)

to educate in or as if in a school; teach; train.
Archaic. to reprimand.

Origin of school

1
before 900; Middle English scole (noun), Old English scōl < Latin schola < Greek scholḗ leisure employed in learning

OTHER WORDS FROM school

school·a·ble, adjectiveschool·less, adjectiveschool·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for schooler (1 of 2)

school1
/ (skuːl) /

noun

verb (tr)

Word Origin for school

Old English scōl, from Latin schola school, from Greek skholē leisure spent in the pursuit of knowledge

British Dictionary definitions for schooler (2 of 2)

school2
/ (skuːl) /

noun

a group of porpoises or similar aquatic animals that swim together

verb

(intr) to form such a group

Word Origin for school

Old English scolu shoal ²
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Idioms and Phrases with schooler

school

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