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1. schoolmarm

noun. a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict).

Synonyms

  • schoolma'am
  • schoolteacher
  • schoolmistress
  • school teacher

Antonyms

  • employee

Etymology

  • marm (Finnish)
  • school (Finnish)

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Example sentences of the word schoolmarm


1. Noun, singular or mass
Even if you pull your long hair into a chignon, you'll look more like a schoolmarm than a savvy, experienced professional whose qualifications will convince the hiring manager that choosing you would be an excellent decision.

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