Definition of School day

1. Noun. Any day on which school is in session. "Go to bed early because tomorrow is a school day"

Generic synonyms: Day



2. Noun. The period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session. "When the school day was done we would walk home together"
Exact synonyms: School, Schooltime
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Terms within: Study Hall
Derivative terms: Scholastic, School

Lexicographical Neighbors of School Day

school admission criteria
school band
school bell
school board
school book
school books
school bus
school bus yellow
school counselor
school counselors
school crossing
school crossing attendant
school day (current term)
school dentistry
school dictionary
school district
school health services
school mate
school newspaper
school night
school nights
school nurse
school nursing
school of dentistry
school of hard knocks
school of law
school of medicine

Literary usage of School day

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1919)
"longer school day. The introduction of vocational education without a long ... A child of six should have a school day shorter than a child of thirteen. ..."

2. School Economy: A Treatise on the Preparation, Organization, Employments by James Pyle Wickersham (1864)
"The Length of the School-Day.—It is quite easy to adopt extreme views in regard to the proper length of the school-day. The sight of feeble children, ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"That is, fifteen minutes a day, in two breaks, besides the dinner hour, during the school day of seven and a half hours, for five days in the week. ..."

4. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"There is a widespread movement to increase the daily time of instruction, and experience shows that a longer school day than is required for the regular ..."

5. School Economy: A Treatise on the Preparation, Organization, Employments by James Pyle Wickersham (1864)
"The Length of the School-Day.—It is quite easy to adopt extreme views in regard to the proper length of the school-day. The sight of feeble children, ..."

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