schoolmaster: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skl'mas"tur, -mä"stur), [key]
— n.
  1. a man who presides over or teaches in a school.
  2. anything that teaches or directs: Life can be a harsh schoolmaster.
  3. a snapper, Lutjanus apodus, a food fish found in Florida, the West Indies, etc.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to teach or direct in the capacity of schoolmaster.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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