kindergartner

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noun kin·der·gart·ner \ˈkin-də(r)-ˌgärt-nər, -ˌgärd-\
variants: or less commonly

kindergartener

play \ˈkin-də(r)-ˌgär-tə-nər, -də-\

Definition of kindergartner

  1. 1 :  a child attending or of an age to attend kindergarten

  2. 2 :  a teacher at a kindergarten

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First Known Use of kindergartner

1868

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