1A room in which a class of students is taught.
- 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.
Words that rhyme with schoolroompoolroom
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of schoolroom in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.