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schoolroom Syllabification: school·room
Pronunciation: /ˈsko͞olˌro͞om/

Definition of schoolroom in English:


1A room in which a class of students is taught.
Example sentences
  • Alone, a photograph of black students in a schoolroom in 1900, with their hair parted down the middle, will make little lasting impression, even with a long explanatory caption.
  • The film starts well with an amusing scene in some dusty outback schoolroom where a class of dazed children listen to a middle-aged bank manager wax about the wonders of compound interest.
  • Jane rises early the next morning to the sound of a bell before dawn; all the girls assemble in the schoolroom and form classes in a hurried tumult.
1.1 (the schoolroom) Used to refer to school as an institution: I got most of my education outside of the schoolroom
More example sentences
  • In addition, there are always those who will argue that practical experience, on-the-job training, is better than the schoolroom for educating military leaders.
  • And the wisdom that they bring is being carried into the new market-places: the schoolroom, the health service and even the Church.
  • National identities were formed in the crucible of the schoolroom; national prejudices were fostered there too.

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