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

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First Known Use of schooling

15th century


SCHOOLING Defined for English Language Learners

schooling

noun

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



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