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NounEdit

schoolbus (plural schoolbuses)

  1. Alternative form of school bus
    • 2009 June 6, Lawrence Downes, “And the Bronze Goes to ...”, in New York Times[1]:
      But it would be hard to fill a schoolbus with New Yorkers who know Robert Livingston, one of the lesser founding fathers, and George Clinton, not the guy with Parliament Funkadelic, but the other one who was Thomas Jefferson’s vice president.

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Een Amerikaanse schoolbus
An American school bus

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxoːl.bʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: school‧bus

Etymology 1Edit

From school (school) +‎ bus (bus, coach, motor bus), calque of English school bus.

NounEdit

schoolbus m (plural schoolbussen, diminutive schoolbusje n)

  1. school bus [from 1920s]
    • 1923 March 29, "Ogilvie, Minn.", De Volksvriend, page 3.
      Mr. Khulman, die anders een schoolbus rijdt, gebruikt de laatste dagen een Ford vracht-auto daarvoor.
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Etymology 2Edit

Compound of school (school) +‎ bus (box, tin).

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schoolbus f (plural schoolbussen, diminutive schoolbusje n)

  1. (archaic) A money box used for donating money to an education fund. [from late 19th c.]