schoolteacher

noun
school·​teach·​er | \ ˈskül-ˌtē-chər How to pronounce schoolteacher (audio) \

Definition of schoolteacher

: one who teaches school

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Examples of schoolteacher in a Sentence

schoolteachers don't always get the summers off, for some teach during that period as well
Recent Examples on the Web But Sembroski said his wife, a schoolteacher, will hold off celebrating until splashdown. Marcia Dunn, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Sep. 2021 The son of a strawberry farmer and a schoolteacher from the country’s rural north, Suga had been a behind-the-scenes operator in the governing Liberal Democratic Party, which has dominated Japanese politics for decades. BostonGlobe.com, 3 Sep. 2021 The son of a strawberry farmer and a schoolteacher from the country’s rural north, Mr. Suga had been a behind-the-scenes operator in the governing Liberal Democratic Party, which has dominated Japanese politics for decades. New York Times, 2 Sep. 2021 The state's commitment laws, established in 1976 after a federal lawsuit by West Allis schoolteacher Alberta Lessard, put the focus on the right to refuse treatment, not how best to provide it. Meg Kissinger, jsonline.com, 31 Aug. 2021 As Beth, an upstate New York schoolteacher cycling through shock, grief, rage and fear after her husband’s suicide, Hall puts you on edge almost as much as the house in question. Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, 20 Aug. 2021 Los Angeles schoolteacher Glenn Laird has been a union stalwart for almost four decades. Bill Mcmorris, National Review, 9 Aug. 2021 More than a month later, election officials have yet to declare a winner in the race between Keiko Fujimori, a far-right former congresswoman, and Castillo, a rural schoolteacher who ran with a Marxist-Leninist party. Washington Post, 14 July 2021 His debts also include student loans from his wife, Andrea, who is a schoolteacher. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of schoolteacher

1751, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of schoolteacher was in 1751

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20 Sep 2021

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“Schoolteacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schoolteacher. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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schoolteacher

noun

English Language Learners Definition of schoolteacher

: someone who teaches in a school

schoolteacher

noun
school·​teach·​er | \ ˈskül-ˌtē-chər How to pronounce schoolteacher (audio) \

Kids Definition of schoolteacher

: a person who teaches in a school

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