term paper


a long essay, report, or the like, written by a student as an assignment over the course of a term or semester.

Nearby words

  1. term insurance,
  2. term life insurance,
  3. term limit,
  4. term limits,
  5. term of art,
  6. term policy,
  7. term.,
  8. termagant,
  9. termagantly,
  10. terman

Origin of term paper

First recorded in 1925–30

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