(in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying.
a period of time in a school day, set aside for study and doing homework, usually under the supervision of a teacher and in a room designated for this purpose.
noun, plural studies. 1. application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection: long hours of study. 2. the cultivation of a particular branch of learning, science, or art: the study of law. 3. Often, studies. a personal effort to gain knowledge: to pursue one’s studies. 4. something studied […]
noun 1. the material of which anything is made: a hard, crystalline stuff. 2. material to be worked upon or to be used in making something: wood, steel, and other stuff for building. 3. material of some unspecified kind: a cushion filled with some soft stuff. 4. Chiefly British. woven material or fabric, especially wool. […]
- Stuff and nonsense
Utter foolishness or absurdity, as in Stuff and nonsense, of course I can pack a suitcase. Often used as an interjection, this idiom employs stuff in the sense of “rubbish.” It was first recorded in 1749.
noun 1. a pompous, self-satisfied, and inflexible person. stuffed shirt noun 1. (informal) a pompous or formal person stuff stuffed shirt An overly formal or pompous person, as in She’s such a stuffed shirt that I’m surprised you’d invite her to a barbecue. This expression alludes to a shirt filled with paper (instead of a […]