noun teach·er \ˈtē-chər\

: a person or thing that teaches something; especially : a person whose job is to teach students about certain subjects

Full Definition of TEACHER

:  one that teaches; especially :  one whose occupation is to instruct
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Examples of TEACHER

  1. Experience is a good teacher.
  2. She is a first-grade teacher.
  3. a teacher of driver's education

First Known Use of TEACHER

14th century

Other Job Terms

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TEACHER Defined for Kids


noun teach·er \ˈtē-chər\

Definition of TEACHER for Kids

:  a person who passes on information or skill
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