homeroom

noun

home·​room ˈhōm-ˌrüm How to pronounce homeroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m
: a classroom where pupils report especially at the beginning of each school day

Examples of homeroom in a Sentence

They were assigned to different homerooms. He was late for homeroom.
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Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of homeroom was in 1884

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“Homeroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homeroom. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

homeroom

noun
home·​room ˈhōm-ˌrüm How to pronounce homeroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m
: a classroom where pupils report usually at the beginning of each school day
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