follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

homeschool

[hohm-skool] /ˈhoʊmˌskul/
verb (used with object)
1.
to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.
verb (used without object)
2.
to educate one's children at home.
noun
3.
a school set up in the home.
Also, home-school.
Related forms
homeschooler, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for homeschool
  • The kits are also available through school and homeschool suppliers, and toy and gift catalogs.
  • So this year, along with our other homeschool subjects, we've been doing a unit on food.
  • Parents may homeschool their children for a number of reasons.
  • In order to homeschool, parents may need to dedicate a significant amount of time to schooling their children.
Word Origin and History for homeschool
v.

by 1989 (implied in homeschooling), from home (n.) + school (v.). Related: Homeschooled.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for homeschool

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for homeschool

20
0
Scrabble Words With Friends