Thesaurus

schoolteacher

noun

Synonyms of schoolteacher

a person whose occupation is to give formal instruction in a school
  • schoolteachers don't always get the summers off, for some teach during that period as well

Synonyms for schoolteacher

Words Related to schoolteacher

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about schoolteacher

Time Traveler for schoolteacher

Time Traveler

The first known use of schoolteacher was in 1751

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Schoolteacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/schoolteacher. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on schoolteacher

Dictionary: Definition of schoolteacher

Nglish: Translation of schoolteacher for Spanish Speakers

Comments on schoolteacher

What made you want to look up schoolteacher? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!