Definition of finishing school noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


finishing school

BrE BrE//ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋ skuːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋ skuːl//
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a private school where young women from rich families are taught how to behave in fashionable society
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: finishing school