Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to school.
  • adj. Studious, involving study.
  • n. Alternative spelling of schoolie.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The menhaden.

Etymologies

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school +‎ -y

Examples

  • Hmmm. I like autumn too, it makes me feel "schooly" and nostalgic, and cosy, but I don't like flu season starting.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • "schooly," and that the very fact that Jean liked the Hostelry would be proof positive that she, Tony, would not like it.

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • THe delivery was fantastic and I think it is a humorous-if-high-schooly line.

    Drag me to Diablo

  • I bet half of those parents who will keep their children out of schooly on tuesday have their TV's at home turned on when Obama is speaking and let their children watch it.

    Laura Bush defends Obama school speech

  • The one I've had the most problem with being a schooly in a previous life:3.

    Break's over! (back on your head)

  • "I don't want to sound business-schooly," Mr. Wood says, shirt-sleeved but in a perfectly knotted tie, his blue suit jacket draped on a chair in his office a few steps away.

    Easing The Getty Into Young Adulthood

  • Instead of making dinner and doing my usual after schooly things, I googled my way to the main number for Lionsgate, the video distributor of this film - and left a message for CEO John Feltheimer asking him to take them down.

    Jill Soloway: Remove the Rating for Captivity

  • You enter past a row of hammocks, there's usually live music playing, and then you enter the domain of the youngest, hippest, most art-schooly dealers from around the world.

    Miami, Day 2 - Through the Looking-glass

  • Me old schooly Grayling has been doing twenty times as much media as GOO.

    Iain Dale: Pretending He Thinks Osborne is Brilliant

  • Mr Osborne also doesn't let on about his generous city friends, though fortunately my old schooly Chris Grayling spills the beans about his benefactors at Midland Chilled Foods of Willenhall who pay for HIS office.

    Alan Duncan Oil Slick: Tories Spiking Bad News?

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