teacherly

adjective
teach·​er·​ly | \ ˈtē-chər-lē How to pronounce teacherly (audio) \

Definition of teacherly

: resembling, characteristic of, or befitting a teacher

Examples of teacherly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the list does feel in line with his creative sensibility and teacherly aspirations over the years. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 14 Aug. 2020 Some applaud their friends with teacherly compliments, says Sarah Charlton, who works at the school. The Economist, 18 July 2019 All historical references are carefully elucidated in the same teacherly tone, from the House Un-American Activities Committee to the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency to the development of photocopies and pesticides. The Washington Post, latimes.com, 4 May 2018 All historical references are carefully elucidated in the same teacherly tone, from the House Un-American Activities Committee to the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency to the development of photocopies and pesticides. The Washington Post, latimes.com, 4 May 2018 All historical references are carefully elucidated in the same teacherly tone, from the House Un-American Activities Committee to the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency to the development of photocopies and pesticides. The Washington Post, latimes.com, 4 May 2018 All historical references are carefully elucidated in the same teacherly tone, from the House Un-American Activities Committee to the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency to the development of photocopies and pesticides. The Washington Post, latimes.com, 4 May 2018 All historical references are carefully elucidated in the same teacherly tone, from the House Un-American Activities Committee to the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency to the development of photocopies and pesticides. The Washington Post, latimes.com, 4 May 2018 All historical references are carefully elucidated in the same teacherly tone, from the House Un-American Activities Committee to the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency to the development of photocopies and pesticides. The Washington Post, latimes.com, 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of teacherly

circa 1683, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of teacherly was circa 1683

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“Teacherly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teacherly. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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