show-and-tell

noun
\ˈshō-ən(d)-ˈtel \

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

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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