finishing school

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fin·ish·ing school

(fĭn′ĭ-shĭng)
n.
A private girls' school that stresses training in cultural subjects and social activities.

finishing school

n
(Education) a private school for girls that prepares them for society by teaching social graces and accomplishments

fin′ishing school`


n.
a private school, usu. a high school or junior college, that educates young women for life in society.
[1830–40]

finishing school

A private school for girls at which students are taught social and cultural skills to equip them for life in society.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finishing school - a private school for girls that emphasizes training in cultural and social activities
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
Translations

finishing school

[ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋˌskuːl] nscuola privata di perfezionamento (per signorine)