teachable moment

Definition of teachable moment

US

  1. :  a time that is favorable for teaching something, such as proper behavior

Word by Word Definitions

teachableplay
  1. :  capable of being taught

    :  apt and willing to learn

    :  favorable to teaching

momentplay
  1. :  a minute portion or point of time :  instant

    :  a comparatively brief period of time

    :  present time


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