show-and-tell

noun

1
: a classroom exercise in which children display an item and talk about it
2
: a public display or demonstration

Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of show-and-tell was in 1941

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Cite this Entry

“Show-and-tell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show-and-tell. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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