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
Deborah Harmon, an African American education professor at Eastern Michigan University who develops initiatives to support teachers and students of color, described a similar phenomenon taking place at her daughter’s high school in Ann Arbor.
Suganob said in the video that he was taken prisoner along with a professor from Mindanao State University, two female church workers and seven teachers.
A former Sunday School teacher, or someone who taught you in Vacation Bible School.
Soto-Ramos, a Navy veteran, has been a math teacher and a vice principal in Texas, according to the district.
Her mother is a teacher at Talmadge elementary school in Springfield.
The teachers received additional pay to accompany children on the five-day trip.
Teachers are leaving in droves for better-paying jobs across state lines, superintendents say.
Even the teachers Sarah worried about got infected with Brodie Fever, with Cardinals fan Mrs. McAnally showing colleagues Brodie's highlight on her phone.
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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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