Reformatory in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Reformatory

an alternative to jail or prison where minors are sent for committing a crime

Examples of Reformatory in a sentence

Both boys were shipped off to a reformatory for naughty children.  🔊

The youth reformatory was better than jail but still had strict rules for the offenders.  🔊

After the war, the fort was used as a reformatory for wayward youth.  🔊

The sixteen year old spent two years in a New York reformatory and two more in jail for drug crimes.  🔊

Escaping from her room at the reformatory, the juvenile delinquent ran away from the institution to be with her lover.  🔊

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