Definition of schoolyard in English:


Syllabification: school·yard
Pronunciation: /ˈsko͞olˌyärd


chiefly North American
  • The grounds of a school, especially as a place for children to play: that schoolyard full of kids [as modifier]: the schoolyard bully
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    • However, on the whole, it doesn't sound all that different from regular, everyday schoolyard bullying, and I doubt that's ever going to stop.
    • We would punish him, with really typical schoolyard bullying.
    • They should be protected from parents who pass along prejudices that lead to schoolyard bullying and, later in life, hate crimes.

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