Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?
any day on which school is conducted.
the daily hours during which school is conducted:
The school day here is from nine to three.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
Speak the Season: 7 Essential Words...
11 Wily Whiskers
Let's Get Specific: 6 German words...
Five English Words That Are Utterly...
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And every where that Mary went The lamb was...
Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
Every day care center, whether it knows it or not, is a school. The choice is never between...
James L. Hymes, Jr.
Thus to him, to this school-boy under the bending dome of day, is suggested, that he and it proceed...
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nearby words for school-day
school crossing patrol
school of arts
school of hard knocks
school of law
school of mind
school of the soldier
school of the squad
school welfare officer
school without walls
schools of the prophets