from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A school, generally affiliated with a church or synagogue, that offers religious instruction for children on Sundays.
  • noun The teachers and pupils of such a school.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A school for religious instruction on Sunday, more particularly the instruction of children and youth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A school, organized by a church, that provides religious education to children on Sundays.

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

  • noun school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word Sunday school.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.