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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klas-room, -roo m, klahs-]
    • /ˈklæsˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈklɑs-/
    • /ˈklɑːsruːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas-room, -roo m, klahs-]
    • /ˈklæsˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈklɑs-/

Definitions of classroom word

  • countable noun classroom A classroom is a room in a school where lessons take place. 3
  • noun classroom a room in which classes are conducted, esp in a school or college 3
  • noun classroom a room in a school or college in which classes are taught 3
  • noun classroom a room, as in a school or college, in which classes are held. 1
  • noun classroom any place where one learns or gains experience: The sea is the sailor's classroom. 1
  • noun classroom A room, typically in a school, in which a class of students is taught. 1

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Origin of classroom

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70; class + room

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Parts of speech for Classroom


classroom popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

classroom usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for classroom

noun classroom

  • homeroom — a classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher, who takes attendance and administers other school business.
  • study hall — (in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying.
  • hall — Asaph [ey-suh f] /ˈeɪ səf/ (Show IPA), 1829–1907, U.S. astronomer: discovered the satellites of Mars.
  • lab — Informal. Labrador retriever.
  • workshop — a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, especially mechanical work, is carried on.

Antonyms for classroom

noun classroom

  • playground — an area used for outdoor play or recreation, especially by children, and often containing recreational equipment such as slides and swings.

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