Definition of study hall in English:

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study hall

Pronunciation: /ˈstədē ˌhôl/

noun

North American
1The period of time in a school curriculum set aside for study and the preparation of schoolwork.
Example sentences
  • My day couldn't have been better until Sean came up to me during 6th period study hall, the last class of the day.
  • During last period Veruca and Caleb were sitting in study hall talking.
  • I just had to find a way of hiding it from my teachers to make them think I was studying in study hall.
1.1A schoolroom used for study.
Example sentences
  • Then we follow him to a classroom, to the dining hall, the playroom, study hall, the chapel, his room and finally the infirmary, where Stephen goes after he wakes up sick one morning.
  • So instead of sitting in study hall like I was supposed to, I took a hall pass and left in search of something to do.
  • My only time to talk freely in school besides study hall.

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Syllabification: stud·y hall

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