Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A school classroom to which a group of pupils of the same grade are required to report each day.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A classroom where school pupils of the same age gather for registration; a form room (UK).
  • n. The collection of pupils who gather in such a room; a form (UK) or tutor group (UK).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a classroom in which all students in a particular grade (or in a division of a grade) meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher who takes attendance and does other administrative business

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Examples

  • Oh, and AA that story reminds me of 6th grade when they announced in homeroom which kids got to leave to go to Advanced Math, the rest of the kids had to stay for regular math with homeroom teacher.

    FAIL

  • When I taught school we began each morning in homeroom with the Pledge of Allegiance piped in through the school's closed-circuit TV system.

    September 2005

  • In addition, we’ll have a computer science trivia contest in homeroom on Friday.

    Computer Science Education Week « Barb’s Computing Blog

  • MALVEAUX (voice-over): Barry Obama, the John Travolta of Punahou High, the easygoing guy with the big smile, recalls his homeroom teacher.

    CNN Transcript Feb 19, 2008

  • MALVEAUX (voice-over): Barry Obama -- the John Travolta of Punahou High -- the easygoing guy with the big smile that calls his homeroom teacher ...

    CNN Transcript Feb 19, 2008

  • MALVEAUX (voice over): Barry Obama, the John Travolta of Punahou High, the easygoing guy with the big smile, recalls his homeroom teacher.

    CNN Transcript Feb 19, 2008

  • The parent council leader called the homeroom parents.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • They would have to provide what is called a homeroom message, and -- to the legislature, and there is no indication that Peter Vallone would be interested in doing that.

    CNN Transcript Sep 24, 2001

  • "He was a very special student," recalled his homeroom teacher Don Hall.

    The Chronicle

  • For starters, I can recall my homeroom teacher, Charlotte Christopher.

    The Happiness Project

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