show-and-tell

noun
\ ˈshō-ən(d)-ˈtel How to pronounce show-and-tell (audio) \

Definition of show-and-tell

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

First Known Use of show-and-tell

1941, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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“Show-and-tell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show-and-tell. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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show-and-tell

noun

English Language Learners Definition of show-and-tell

: a school activity in which children show an item to the class and talk about it

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