Definition of schoolwork in English:

schoolwork

noun

mass noun
  • Work that is done or to be done by school students.

    • ‘She drowned herself in her schoolwork and the school paper, doing her best and doing more than what was asked of her.’
    • ‘Chad and Ally talked about how her schoolwork's been so far this semester.’
    • ‘After she was done washing the dishes she went into her bedroom and studied and worked on schoolwork.’
    • ‘I tried to focus on reading a book that I was assigned to have read by the next day as schoolwork.’
    • ‘She does not finish her schoolwork, and she pays the teachers no respect.’
    • ‘What's she thinking, going to work when she has a son to raise and schoolwork to do?’
    • ‘They chose the wrong time though, because I was very sick, and bogged down by schoolwork and projects.’
    • ‘Dani had been working on schoolwork for almost four hours straight when Bryan came home.’
    • ‘There's nothing wrong or weird about enjoying schoolwork.’
    • ‘I do make them revise their schoolwork, and then I give oral quizzes.’
    • ‘I then proceeded in entering the dinning room where Leah was hard at work with some schoolwork.’
    • ‘An avid student, Edmond excelled at his schoolwork, and was thought of as his school's best poet.’
    • ‘They were always going through her stuff and ruining it, and she could never work on her schoolwork.’
    • ‘In all honesty, the only thing I was actually doing right was my schoolwork.’
    • ‘I had quite good teachers and I had no problems with schoolwork, but I seem to remember school as an unhappy place.’
    • ‘He had to bribe the school to let him do his schoolwork on the road.’
    • ‘Paddy's schoolwork wasn't up to scratch, so the teacher asked what the problem was.’
    • ‘I didn't have the stamina and motivation to ever complete a work of fiction, except for schoolwork.’
    • ‘There was enough schoolwork in the school week to keep stressing for the two free days you were granted.’
    • ‘My life had settled into the monotony of school, schoolwork, and school tension; nothing else.’
    exercise, assignment, school task, drill
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Pronunciation

schoolwork

/ˈskuːlwəːk/