grammar school

noun

Definition of grammar school

1 a : a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
b : a British college preparatory school
2 : a school intermediate between primary school and high school

First Known Use of grammar school

14th century


GRAMMAR SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

grammar school

noun

Definition of grammar school for English Language Learners

  • : a school in the U.S. for young children

  • : a school in Britain for children over age 11 who have passed an entrance exam


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