educator

noun

ed·​u·​ca·​tor ˈe-jə-ˌkā-tər How to pronounce educator (audio)
1
: one skilled in teaching : teacher
2
a
: a student of the theory and practice of education : educationist sense 2
b
: an administrator in education

Examples of educator in a Sentence

The conference will attract many leading scholars and educators. decided at a fairly young age that there is no more rewarding career than that of an educator
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Word History

First Known Use

1673, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of educator was in 1673

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“Educator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/educator. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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