prac·​tice-teach ˈprak-təs-ˈtēch How to pronounce practice-teach (audio)
practice-taught ˈprak-təs-ˈtȯt How to pronounce practice-teach (audio) ; practice-teaching

intransitive verb

: to engage in practice teaching
practice teacher noun

Word History


back-formation from practice teaching

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of practice-teach was in 1952

Dictionary Entries Near practice-teach

Cite this Entry

“Practice-teach.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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