[ UK /skˈuːlmɑːstɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈskuɫˌmæstɝ/ ]
  1. presiding officer of a school
  2. food fish of warm Caribbean and Atlantic waters
  3. any person (or institution) who acts as an educator
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How To Use schoolmaster In A Sentence

  • It was growing increasingly obvious as I defended myself against her attack that she was simply toying with me, drawing out my technique as a schoolmaster draws recitations from his students.
  • Some tutors attempt the _suaviter in modo_, my schoolmaster preferred the _fortiter in re_; and, as the boatswain said, by the "instigation" of a large knotted stick, he drove knowledge into our skulls as a caulker drives oakum into the seams of Frank Mildmay Or, The Naval Officer
  • As Becky goes into the schoolhouse, she notices that the schoolmaster has left his desk key in the lock on the drawer.
  • I had planned to become a schoolmaster because Latin was a prerequisite for the law. Times, Sunday Times
  • His vision of modernity has been to preside over the House in a vestigial remnant of the Speaker's traditional costume, so that he resembles a schoolmaster summoned abruptly from the lunch table.
  • Charlotte Brontë's novel is not very different from typical gothic thrillers - everything from a sadistic schoolmaster to the arsonist madwoman in the attic.
  • The schoolmaster requested a meeting at nine o'clock in the morning.
  • He did not even speak to her, but spoke to the governess of the Royal nursery and the schoolmaster and the servants who had come through the day, asking them about William's health and what he had eaten.
  • At the end of every term a schoolmaster reports on each of his pupils.
  • From him I discovered that he and a cooper were the only Danes residing here, and they, together with a cross-breed who did the double duty of priest and schoolmaster, constituted the officials of Cron-Prin's Islands. Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal; or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition, in the Years 1850-51
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