schoolmaster

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noun school·mas·ter \-ˌmas-tər\

Definition of schoolmaster

  1. 1 :  a man who teaches school

  2. 2 :  one that disciplines or directs

  3. 3 :  a reddish-brown edible snapper (Lutjanus apodus) of the tropical Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico

schoolmasterish

play \-tə-rish\ adjective

schoolmasterly

adjective

13th Century

First Known Use of schoolmaster

13th century


SCHOOLMASTER Defined for English Language Learners

schoolmaster

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noun school·mas·ter \-ˌmas-tər\

Definition of schoolmaster for English Language Learners

  • : a man who teaches in a school


SCHOOLMASTER Defined for Kids

schoolmaster

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noun school·mas·ter \ˈskül-ˌma-stər\

Definition of schoolmaster for Students

  1. :  a man who is in charge of a school or teaches in a school


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