the material studied in or for school, comprising homework and work done in class.

Origin of schoolwork

First recorded in 1855–60; school1 + work Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of schoolwork

  • Schoolwork was as interesting, class rivalry as absorbing, as of yore.

    Anne Of Green Gables

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • He himself had made no practical progress in schoolwork—he knew that.

    The "Genius"

    Theodore Dreiser

  • Japanese students spend more time on schoolwork (the same 2-to-1 ratio), but much less on entertainment.