big school

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

So called because the bigger (older) children attend.

Noun[edit]

big school (countable and uncountable, plural big schools)

  1. (Britain, childish) secondary school.
    • 1982, Hunter Davies, Flossie Teacake's Fur Coat
      "Big School is more fun than Primary School," said Flossie to her mother as they both sat at the kitchen table, eating their lunch together. "Isn't it, Mum?"