- The definition of preschool is someone or something related to children too young to attend school.
A book catering to 2-5 year old children is an example of a book that would be described as a preschool book.
- Preschool is an educational program or school environment targeted to young children before they attend kindergarten.
A school for children ages 2-5 who are too young for kindergarten is an example of preschool.
preschool definition by Webster's New World
designating, of, or for a child between infancy and school age, usually one three to five years of age
a school for very young children, usually those three to five years of age
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- preschooler noun
preschool definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, intended for, or being the early years of childhood that precede the beginning of elementary school.noun
A school for children who are not old enough to attend kindergarten; a nursery school.