schoolmarm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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schoolmarmnoun [C]

uk   /ˈskuːl.mɑːm/  us   /-mɑːrm/
mainly US old-fashioned a ​femaleschoolteacher disapproving a ​formal and ​severe woman, ​especially a ​schoolteacher, who ​likes to ​control other ​people and is ​easilyshocked
(Definition of schoolmarm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “schoolmarm”
in Chinese (Simplified) 古板严厉的女人, (中小学)女教师…
in Chinese (Traditional) 古板嚴厲的女人, (中小學)女教師…
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