Definition of charm school in English:

charm school


dated, humorous
  • An institution offering training in social graces such as etiquette.

    ‘not all of the bar staff appear to have benefited from a stint at charm school’
    • ‘But he did manage himself like a charm school valedictorian.’
    • ‘Dressing in my normal charm school uniform of a pleated skirt, white blouse, and black knee-highs, I joined Seth downstairs.’
    • ‘Her sister was still in her last year of charm school, which Natasha had narrowly graduated from the year before.’
    • ‘I shook his hand in the way two years of charm school had taught and smiled.’
    • ‘Obviously break-ups were not something they covered in charm school.’


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