Simple Definition of object lesson
: an example from real life that teaches a lesson or explains something
Full Definition of object lesson
: something that serves as a practical example of a principle or abstract idea
Examples of object lesson
His life story is an object lesson in how not to run a business.
First Known Use of object lesson
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