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teacher's pet

noun

Simple Definition of teacher's pet

  • : a student in a class who is liked by the teacher and who is treated better than other students

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teacher's pet

  1. 1 :  a pupil who has won the teacher's special favor

  2. 2 :  a person who is treated as a favorite by one in authority

1914

First Known Use of teacher's pet

1914


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