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prep school

Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples from the web for prep school
  • Duke, the object of many a prep school student's swoon, has thirty-five.
  • She only went on the streets to earn the money for her prep school education.
  • He overestimates the lingering self-confidence and prestige of the prep school elite.
  • If you are in prep school or college, please provide transcripts through your senior year.
British Dictionary definitions for prep school

prep school

noun
1.
(informal) See preparatory school
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Slang definitions & phrases for prep school

prep school

adjective

: prep school grad

noun phrase

A preparatory school, usually rather expensive and aristocratic (1895+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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