Definition of teacher
1 : one that teaches; especially : one whose occupation is to instruct
2 : a Mormon ranking above a deacon in the Aaronic priesthood
Examples of teacher in a Sentence
Experience is a good teacher.
She is a first-grade teacher.
a teacher of driver's education
Recent Examples of teacher from the Web
After all, if May can find money for roads in Belfast, why not for teachers in Sunderland or nurses in London?
Families of military, veterans, fire, EMS, LEO, nurses and teachers can celebrate with free food, drinks and games, bounce houses, face painting and a DJ from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alligator Pavillion at Okeeheelee Park, 7715 Forest Hill Blvd.
Schools have quickly reopened, but initial jubilation has turned to despondency among teachers who, six months later, remain unpaid.
Texas ranked 27th in the U.S. in average public school teacher salary, at $51,890, in 2016.
His father was a Montessori teacher and later the director of a rehabilitation center for prisoners near the German border.
Groups of elementary teachers and students also will pilot devices during upcoming school year.
Jasiczek has been a teacher at Olathe South for more than a decade.
Dickerson was diagnosed a few years ago with pancreatic cancer that forced her to quit her job as a public school teacher.
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First Known Use of teacher
TEACHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teacher for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that teaches something; especially : a person whose job is to teach students about certain subjects
TEACHER Defined for Kids
Definition of teacher for Students
: a person who passes on information or skill
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