school·​room | \ ˈskül-ˌrüm How to pronounce schoolroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

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Examples of schoolroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s an armory, a potter house and a schoolroom. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 6 Sep. 2021 Zoom, Teams, and other collaboration platforms became the meeting room, the water cooler, the schoolroom, and the family reunion all rolled into one. Forrester, Forbes, 6 May 2021 Got back and played backgammon with Monty in schoolroom, as the others weren’t back. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 4 May 2021 Mary Fairfax Somerville, who was deliberately kept out of the schoolroom by her practical parents, discovered Euclid in her family’s library and moved on from geometry to trigonometry and astronomy. Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2021 Teachers who had served 25 years, reached the age of 60, were no longer able to continue their duties in the schoolroom, and had no other means of comfortable support received $200 per annum. David Buie,, 26 Sep. 2020 Now, families prefer houses with enough room for an office or remote schoolroom, and close-by outdoor recreational amenities. Joanne Cleaver,, 4 Sep. 2020 Cell phone footage too, and sponsored messages, political ads, instant replays on the Jumbotron, doorbell camera clips, and schoolroom lessons given via Zoom. Siva Vaidhyanathan, Wired, 18 Aug. 2020 Soon, steam from the pressure cookers gathered on the ceiling and fogged the studio windows of this cinder block building, a former schoolroom and occasional garage for the county fire truck. Shane Mitchell, Saveur, 21 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of schoolroom

1752, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of schoolroom was in 1752

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“Schoolroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of schoolroom

: a room where classes meet in a school : classroom


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