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The by-all-means unworthy rival of Deerfield Academy, and the home to approximately 850 oblivious, self-entitled yuppies-to-be, give or take a few special cases. When they aren't screaming their only “cheer” (undistinguishable howling) at games, they resort to screaming "safety school" at the opposing Deerfield fans. The only irony is that their acceptance rate is a full 8 points below Deerfield's, making Choate a last-resort to many Deerfield applicants. The worst part is, the same students who shower their vicinity with saliva when they shout "safety school" bite their lip and wish they went to Deerfield come college application time, as Deerfield puts up easily better matriculation numbers. So if it isn't the academics that's better at Choate, it is most likely the general decorum, right? Wrong. While Choate has no dress code, allowing them to dress like their cavemen selves as they slouch to classes, Deerfield has an upstanding coat and tie look that denotes respect and class. Finally, Choaties tend to tout their campus and its location as a Garden of Eden, bragging of its relevant place on the map (Wallingford, CT) The only real advantage this gives is that when they get suspended/expelled for their 119-year-old failure to understand basic discipline, it's not a far drive back to their hometown of New York City, where their parents will wonder why they never tutored them for the SSAT, so they could've had a shot at Deerfield Academy.
Therapist: Most of my clients suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, it's really quite troubling.
You: Why is that?
Therapist: Oh, most of them lived not far from Wallingford, CT - home of Choate.
by The Unadultered Truth December 17, 2009
 
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Choate Rosemary Hall, located in Wallingford, CT, is one of the most prestigious and well-known preparatory schools in the nation. A boarding school of around 850, Choate attracts students from all over the world, enabling there to be a diverse student body.

Choate has educated some of America's most prominent, including President John F. Kennedy, Michael Douglas, Paul Giamatti, Adlai Stevenson, Herb Kohler, Glenn Close, Jamie Lee Curtis, Edward Albee, Ivanka Trump, Amanda Hearst, John Dos Passos, etc.

With two I.M. Pei-designed buildings, beautiful architecture, a 400+ acre campus, dedicated faculty, extensive resources, strong alumni network, and one of the most comprehensive and advanced secondary school curricula, Choate Rosemary Hall continues to be one of the most well-regarded first-tier prep schools.

Despite falling behind in name recognition, prestige, reputation, academics, and athletics, Deerfield Academy is Choate's traditional rival.
Though few people are familiar with "Deerfield Academy" outside the boarding school world, Choate Rosemary Hall is well-known by people all over the world.

Choate Rosemary Hall scholar-athletes were able to defeat Deerfield in all varsity contests in 2005 in the annual Deerfield Day athletics contest. It was the first time a SWEEP had been achieved in both schools' histories.

Located in a quaint New England town, Choaties are in direct walking distance to eateries (Italian, American, Japanese, Chinese, diners, fast food, etc.), cafes, retailers (clothes, groceries, hair salons, etc.), a movie theater, etc.

Deerfield, on the other hand, literally does not have any stores or commercial outlets of any kind. They must entertain themselves, instead, by "looking towards the hills." Some Deerfield students interpret this by getting high in the woods down by the river.

Choaties are known to be scholars, athletes, citizens, gentlemen/ladies, intellectual, sociable, and fun. Few parties would be complete without a good-sized contingent of Choate students.
by Judge Choate March 05, 2006
 
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One of the most prestigious and well-known prep school on the East Coast. The best of the best students get into Choate. Choate offers a variety of clubs, sport teams, and course selections.

Choate does a great job on admitting a diverse student body. Yes, there are several kids that come from affluent families at Choate, but there are also students who earn scholarships. It is a "cooler", more "lay-back" version of rival Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. (Deerfield is known to be a prep school that contains mostly preppy, white snobs.) People from all over the world know what Choate Rosemary Hall is.

Choate is also one of the first schools on the East Coast to have dorms that are completely eco friendly and waste minimal energy. Choate is also implementing an iPad program in the Fall of 2012 which requires all students to have an iPad 2 or higher in class.

The cute town center of Wallingford, CT is less than a mile away. Students can grab a bite to eat whenever they want.

A beautiful, free spirited school: Choate Rosemary Hall (CHOATE).

GO CHOATE!
I was so impressed with Daniel when he told me he got into Choate.

Many scholars around the world attend Choate because its known to be one of the top schools in the nation.
by Mark111 June 26, 2012
 
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Having a task at work reassigned to you due to a co-worker skirting personal responsibilities just before an impending deadline, typically before vaction or sick leave such that disciplinary actions will be minimal upon their return to work.
Amy: Why did you present that report on Friday? Wasn't that Chris's project?
David: Yeah, but he was "sick" the day before it was due so I got choated. He was probably just hungover ...
by mchd August 04, 2009
 
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A prestigious prep school in Connecticut. A much higher quality institution than Trinity Pawling....and you people complaining about it have no idea what youre talking about. Just be glad your school is co-ed.
Choate guy 1: "Yo dude, u go to TP"
Me: "Yea"
Choate guy 1: "Yo bro i wanna go there, I heard they got sick Lax"
Me: Never say that again.
by Andy Cee July 27, 2006
 
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Choate Rosemary Hall, located in Wallingford, CT, is one of the most prestigious and well-known preparatory schools in the nation. A boarding school of around 850, Choate attracts students from all over the world, enabling there to be a diverse student body.

Choate has educated some of America's most prominent, including President John F. Kennedy, Michael Douglas, Paul Giamatti, Adlai Stevenson, Herb Kohler, Glenn Close, Jamie Lee Curtis, Edward Albee, Ivanka Trump, Amanda Hearst, John Dos Passos, etc. (For further reference: http://www.celebrityprepschools.com)

With two I.M. Pei-designed buildings, beautiful architecture, a 400+ acre campus, dedicated faculty, extensive resources, strong alumni network, and one of the most comprehensive and advanced secondary school curricula, Choate Rosemary Hall continues to be one of the most well-regarded first-tier prep schools.

Despite falling behind in name recognition, prestige, reputation, academics, and athletics, Deerfield Academy is Choate's traditional rival.
Though few people are familiar with "Deerfield Academy" outside the boarding school world, Choate Rosemary Hall is well-known by people all over the world.

Choate Rosemary Hall scholar-athletes were able to defeat Deerfield in all varsity contests in 2005 in the annual Deerfield Day athletics contest. It was the first time a SWEEP had been achieved in both schools' histories.

Located in a quaint New England town, Choaties are in direct walking distance to eateries (Italian, American, Japanese, Chinese, diners, fast food, etc.), cafes, retailers (clothes, groceries, hair salons, etc.), a movie theater, etc.

Deerfield, on the other hand, literally does not have any stores or commercial outlets of any kind. They must entertain themselves, instead, by "looking towards the hills." Some Deerfield students interpret this by getting high in the woods down by the river.

Choaties are known to be scholars, athletes, citizens, gentlemen/ladies, intellectual, sociable, and fun. Few parties would be complete without a good-sized contingent of Choate students.
by Choatie March 04, 2006
 
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A English Native American Who dies from blankets that had smallpox on them
Choate has smallpox from this blanket because he is a native american english man
by Sal DeMarco January 16, 2010
 
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A mind numbing, negative environment that promotes conformity and shrewd New England preppy elitism. The student body is composed largely of social climbing, vapid, over-priveleged sheep. The administration is worthless. NO WORSE than Deerfield––possibly less so––but shitty nonetheless.
"I hope I never again cross paths with 90% of these people after graduating from Choate" ---an observation that an emotionally perceptive individual might make regarding his peers.
by koni cheewa July 01, 2006