schoolma'am


schoolma'am
schoolma'am, schoolmarm [{{t}}'sku:lmɑ:m]
noun {{}}familiar{{}}
(a) {{}}humorous{{}} (teacher) maîtresse f d'école
(b) {{}}British{{}} {{}}pejorative{{}} (prim woman) bégueule f

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  • Schoolma'am — School ma am, n. A schoolmistress. [Colloq.U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schoolma'am — noun see schoolmarm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • schoolma'am — /skoohl mam , mahm /, n. schoolmarm. [1825 35, Amer.; SCHOOL1 + MA AM] * * * …   Universalium

  • schoolma'am — noun schoolmarm …   Wiktionary

  • schoolma'am — school·marm || skuːlmÉ‘rm / mɑːm n. female schoolteacher, female instructor (esp. a strict one) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • schoolma'am — school·ma am …   English syllables

  • schoolma'am — noun a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict) • Syn: ↑schoolmarm, ↑schoolmistress, ↑mistress • Hypernyms: ↑schoolteacher, ↑school teacher * * * noun see sch …   Useful english dictionary

  • schoolma'ams — school·marm || skuːlmÉ‘rm / mɑːm n. female schoolteacher, female instructor (esp. a strict one) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • schoolmarm — schoolmarmish, adj. /skoohl mahrm /, n. Older Use. a female schoolteacher, esp. of the old time country school type, popularly held to be strict and priggish. Also, schoolma am. [1835 45, Amer.; var. of SCHOOLMA AM] * * * …   Universalium

  • schoolmarm — or schoolma am noun Etymology: school + marm, alteration of ma am Date: 1831 1. a woman who is a schoolteacher especially in a rural or small town school 2. a person who exhibits characteristics attributed to schoolteachers (as strict adherence… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Horatio Alger, Jr. — Infobox Writer name = Horatio Alger, Jr. pseudonym = birthdate = birth date|1832|1|13 birthplace Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States deathdate = death date and age|1899|7|18|1832|1|13|df=yes deathplace = Natick, Massachusetts occupation =… …   Wikipedia


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