adjective. ['rɪˈfɔrməˌtɔri'] tending to reform.
Rhymes with Reformatory
noun. ['rɪˈfɔrməˌtɔri'] correctional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders.
- training school
- reform school
Sentences with reformatory
1. Noun, singular or mass
Tell the employer that you plan to continue working as a correctional officer within a jail, penitentiary or reformatory, depending on where you're interviewing, when asked about your future career goals.