teaching assistant

noun

Definition of teaching assistant

US

  1. :  a graduate student who teaches classes at a college or university

Word by Word Definitions

teaching
  1. :  the act, practice, or profession of a teacher

    :  something taught

    :  doctrine

  1. :  of, relating to, used for, or engaged in teaching

assistantplay
  1. :  a person who assists someone :  helper

    :  a person holding an assistantship

    :  a device or product that provides assistance — see 1pda


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