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School of hard knocks (slang)

Type: noun, phrase, slang

Pronunciation: /skool-hard-nocks/

Also spelled or known as: Skool of hard knocks, The school of hard knocks

Related: Hard knocks, Hard knock, Hard knock life

What does School of hard knocks mean?

Experiences and lessons learned while having a life full of difficulties, pain, and/or struggles.

School of hard knocks Synonyms: Hard knocks, Hard knock life

Example sentence: “You can learn a lot from the school of hard knocks.”

School of hard knocks in songs:

“Represent the school of hard knocks and Glocks, my Clan is hostile, got mad moss for blocks” – Masta Killa, Wu-Gambinos.

I’m from the school of the hard knocks, you must not Let outsiders violate our blocks and my plot” – JAY-Z, Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem).

“The school of hard knocks, we was the first ones in attendance You walking down the block, he got shot, you are no eye witness” – Kendrick Lamar, The Heart Pt. 2.

“Add up my outfit, fashion statement This the school of hard knocks; graduation” – 2 Chainz, Bugatti (Remix).

“Well if you must ask We from the school of hard knocks but your crew cut class Half white but don’t think I got a Klu Klux pass” – J. Cole, Grew Up Fast.

“Niggas gonna get it until the sunrise (Ayy) School of hard knocks, I’m alumni” – Cordae, Kung Fu.

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Cite this page: "School of Hard knocks." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed February 3, 2023.https://rapdictionary.com/meaning/school-of-hard-knocks/.


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