Meaning of schooled in English:


Pronunciation /skuːld/


often in combination
  • Educated or trained in a specified activity or in a particular way.

    ‘a man well schooled in making money’
    • ‘In cross-cultural researches on cognitive performance, it has been found that the IQ difference between the schooled and non-schooled individuals is very obvious.’
    • ‘Those guys were all schooled jazz musicians; we all spoke the same language.’
    • ‘These examples are extremely pertinent as they act as a metaphor for the precarious nature of schoolchildren's ambitions and the ambiguous status achieved by the schooled person in Madagascar.’
    • ‘Structural evaluations, as with medical diagnoses, can be lawfully and reliably provided only by duly credentialed and adequately schooled individuals.’
    • ‘My schooled rage had broken and I was screaming.’
    • ‘I kept a carefully schooled mask over my features, silently thanking him for teaching me how to hide emotions - especially surprise.’
    • ‘She was shocked at her own use of profanity, since she had carefully schooled herself out of that habit when he got old enough to understand it.’
    • ‘It formed when she joined her sister (a schooled opera singer) in Paris in 2003.’
    • ‘If there was only one thing that being friends with Leif taught me, then it would defiantly be that a schooled expression is the best expression.’
    • ‘Yet no one, he concludes, has offered demonstrable proof that Paul made conscious use of schooled rhetorical training.’
    • ‘He has a well schooled voice with easily reached, burnished low tones.’
    • ‘The audience waits, with schooled patience, for the next small thing to happen.’
    • ‘She is, unfortunately, not very well schooled in the rules of upper class behavior.’
    • ‘He's been well schooled, Peterson, and he has not made any errors, if you will, in front of the jury in terms of his reaction to any of this testimony.’
    • ‘Judges are well schooled in their discipline but are not computer scientists.’
    learned, erudite, academic, well educated, educated, literate, well read, widely read, knowledgeable, intellectual, schooled, well schooled, enlightened, illuminated, sophisticated, accomplished, versed, cultured, cultivated, civilized, scholarly, scholastic, literary, bookish, highbrow, studious