schooling

noun school·ing

Definition of schooling

  1. 1a :  instruction in school :  educationb :  training, guidance, or discipline derived from experience

  2. 2 archaic :  reproof

  3. 3 :  the cost of instruction and maintenance at school

  4. 4 :  the training of a horse for service; especially :  the teaching and exercising of horse and rider in the formal techniques of equitation

Examples of schooling in a sentence

  1. He has had little schooling.

  2. <the extended schooling needed for a horse to be able to make those precision movements>

15th Century

First Known Use of schooling

15th century


SCHOOLING Defined for English Language Learners

schooling

noun school·ing

Definition of schooling for English Language Learners

  • : teaching that is done in a school


SCHOOLING Defined for Kids

schooling

noun school·ing \ˈskü-liŋ\

Definition of schooling for Students

  1. :  education 1



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up schooling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to strike by flicking the finger outward

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog-cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ