Definition of Out-of-school

1. Adjective. Not attending school and therefore free to work. "Opportunities for out-of-school youth"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Out-of-school

out-of-battery
out-of-body
out-of-body experience
out-of-body experiences
out-of-bounds
out-of-bounds(p)
out-of-context
out-of-court
out-of-court settlement
out-of-date
out-of-door
out-of-doors
out-of-order
out-of-pocket
out-of-print
out-of-school (current term)
out-of-service
out-of-state
out-of-the-box
out-of-the-box thinking
out-of-the-way
out-of-the-way(a)
out-of-town
out-of-towner
out-of-universe
out-of-whack
out-of-work
out-swinger
out-there-ness
out-thereness

Literary usage of Out-of-school

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"We venture to say any intelligent boy of twelve to fourteen years old might begin this book by himself, and, steadily working at it out of school hours and ..."

2. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"It may be found that dropping out of school is more common in the neighborhoods producing these boys than in the more highly favored communities. ..."

3. School Management: Practical Suggestions Concerning the Conduct and Life of by Samuel Train Dutton (1903)
"Duties Out of School. Teachers receiving limited compensation are often tempted to engage in occupations out of school which make too heavy a drain upon ..."

4. School Management by Samuel Train Dutton (1904)
"Duties Out of School. Teachers receiving limited compensation are often tempted to engage in occupations out of school which make too heavy a drain upon ..."

5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1880)
"To keep your children alive and attentive, throw in plenty of stories, and remember that all success in teaching, either in or out of school, lies in a deep ..."

6. Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities edited by Andrea Kopstein (1998)
"These data show Hispanic youth are at the greatest risk of dropping out of school. Although Hispanics comprise about 13.8 percent of the population ..."

7. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"Some of the school boys study out of school, but most of them. I fear, do not; and these, especially the high school boys, have much the largest portion of ..."

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