[ US /ˈskuɫˌjɑɹd/ ]
[ UK /skˈuːljɑːd/ ]
  1. the yard associated with a school
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How To Use schoolyard In A Sentence

  • I'm not sure who told them it was wise to stand up to the schoolyard bully, but that same person may want to remind them that the bully is generally the bully because he can hit really, really hard.
  • The timidity of the boy afraid to fight, a common object of scorn for schoolyard bullies, was recast as a clinical pathology.
  • When the pips sounded over the tannoy for the end of school, Alec was away like a rocket and across the schoolyard with the first leavers. THE THIRD CLASS GENIE
  • They should be protected from parents who pass along prejudices that lead to schoolyard bullying and, later in life, hate crimes.
  • Some years ago I adjourned with a friend to a nearby schoolyard net for a recreational hit.
  • It's like watching your child being ragged in the schoolyard.
  • The group, run by 15 staffers and volunteers, also advises youth on how to ward off wedgies and other forms of schoolyard intimidation with their Child Assault Prevention Program.
  • Only the clamour of kids playing in the schoolyard indicates a sign of life.
  • Regarding not understanding the difference between Down's and Cerebral Palsy - when I was a kid, the epithets "mongo" (as in "mongoloid," as in the outdated, offensive word for a person with Down's syndrome) and "spastic" (as in the offensive word for a person with Cerebral Palsy) were used interchangably as schoolyard insults. Please avoid 'this' phrasae & the Xmas Craft Fair Sannich
  • Mum will tell you that it's not a cheap business paying for uniforms especially with the added wear and tear caused by skateboarding and playing footy in the schoolyard.
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