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schoolteacher

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noun school·teach·er \-ˌtē-chər\

Simple Definition of schoolteacher

  • : someone who teaches in a school

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of schoolteacher

  1. :  one who teaches school

Examples of schoolteacher in a sentence

  1. <schoolteachers don't always get the summers off, for some teach during that period as well>



1751

First Known Use of schoolteacher

1751


SCHOOLTEACHER Defined for Kids

schoolteacher

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noun school·teach·er \ˈskül-ˌtē-chər\

Definition of schoolteacher for Students

  1. :  a person who teaches in a school





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