charm school

noun
: a school in which social graces are taught

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a school for teaching the social graces, grooming and dress, etc.
[1945-50]

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charm school noun
A fee-paying academy where young women are taught social graces
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Main Entry:charm

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charm school,
a school for training girls to be attractive and graceful.

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n. a school where young women are taught social graces such as etiquette

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ˈcharm school 7 [charm school] noun
a school where young people are taught to behave in a polite way

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • charm school — a school for teaching the social graces, grooming and dress, etc. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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