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prep school

Origin of prep school
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • You know, Driscoll insists that you cant make a prep-school player from a high-school fellow.

    Quarter-Back Bates Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for prep-school

prep school

(informal) See preparatory school
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prep school


: 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.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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