preschooler

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noun pre·school·er \-ˌskü-lər\

Definition of preschooler

  1. 1 :  a child not yet old enough for school

  2. 2 :  a child attending a preschool

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1937

First Known Use of preschooler

1937


PRESCHOOLER Defined for English Language Learners

preschooler

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Definition of preschooler for English Language Learners

  • : a child who is old enough to talk and walk but who is too young to go to school

  • : a child who goes to a preschool


PRESCHOOLER Defined for Kids

preschooler

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noun pre·school·er \ˈprē-ˈskü-lər\

Definition of preschooler for Students

  1. :  a child of preschool age

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