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also kin·der·gar·ten·er  (kĭn′dər-gärt′nər, -gärd′-)
1. A child who attends kindergarten.
2. A teacher in a kindergarten.

[German Kindergärtner, from Kindergarten, kindergarten; see kindergarten.]


A child who attends a kindergarten, or a teacher at a kindergarten.
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Noun1.kindergartner - a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
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Being a kindergartner today is very different from being a kindergartner 20 years ago.
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The Shining Stars series has separate kindergartner, 1st-grade, and 2nd- and 3rd-grade pamphlets.
David Parker is furious that his kindergartner brought home from school a picture book that showed two morns and their children washing a poodle.
Following a pre-test, each kindergartner was given the personalized "I Like Me" book to be used at home and at school for approximately 12 weeks.
Kindergartner Mario Gutierrez bought a Spiderman toy for himself as well as gifts for his family.
Workshops are ``Support for English Language Learners,'' ``Understanding Your Kindergartner,'' ``Grade Level Expectations,'' ``Health and Safety,'' ``Committees and Volunteering in the Classroom,'' ``Children with Unique Needs,'' and ``Dual Immersion Program.
She describes corn dogs as something you can taste, when a kindergartner blurts out in English that he doesn't want a corn dog.
One of the school's seven autistic children was in the class, along with another kindergartner with Down syndrome.
Pretty good for a kindergartner,'' Galina Silverman, 31, of Encino said after seeing her daughter Rita's piece.
Board member David Tokofsky quipped: ``What should I be doing with my kindergartner to instill aggressive capitalistic behavior?