school bus


Definition of school bus

: a vehicle used for transporting children to or from school or on activities connected with school

Examples of school bus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The driver and the school bus were located and homicide detectives are investigating, police said., 26 Oct. 2021 Scribbling in her journal, on the school bus and park bench, wrestling with language, puzzling out meaning and rhyme, inventing her own dictionary. Pamela Avila, USA TODAY, 1 Oct. 2021 Scribbling in her journal, on the school bus and park bench. Matt Donnelly, Variety, 30 Sep. 2021 Waldrop, 37, was arrested on charges of third-degree assault, trespassing on a school bus and disorderly conduct, jail records show. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, 16 Sep. 2021 Nannatt Waldrop, 37, is charged with third-degree simple assault, trespassing on a school bus and disorderly conduct/disturbing the peace/affray. Carol Robinson |, al, 15 Sep. 2021 Dinner was eaten in the parking lot between a school bus and another RV. Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2021 Remember to drive carefully and maintain school bus road rules. cleveland, 20 Dec. 2021 The vans would provide rides for students who need transportation outside of the typical school bus hours or for students who go to school out of boundaries through open enrollment, Transportation Planning Supervisor Jason Crampton said. Paulina Pineda, The Arizona Republic, 5 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of school bus

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of school bus was in 1908

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13 Jan 2022

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“School bus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of school bus

: a bus for carrying children to and from a school

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