- to be shown up badly during a competitive activity that requires some skill (tennis, darts, shooting pool, football, etc.) You have been "taken to school." You were taught how to do it, and got beaten badly in the process.
I got schooled playing tennis today.
Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Mike K. from Temple City, CA, USA
on Nov 04 1997.
- to tell a person about; to try and teach or educate a person about.
Don't try to school me on music - I know all about it.
Does he know I'm studying to be a mathematician? He was trying to school me on math yesterday.
Last edited on May 11 2013. Submitted by Amanda F. from Dayton, OH, USA
on Dec 30 1999.
- to win at something by a large margin.
Man, I really schooled your ass in paintball yesterday!
Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Derrick P. from Edmonton, AB, Canada
on Dec 16 2001.
- to defeat someone by a large margin.
I schooled you, man!
Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Gordon M. from Vashon, WA, USA
on Feb 24 2003.