Definition of Teacher

1. Noun. A person whose occupation is teaching.




2. Noun. A personified abstraction that teaches. "Experience is a demanding teacher"
Generic synonyms: Abstract, Abstraction
Derivative terms: Teach, Teach

Definition of Teacher

1. n. One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor.

Definition of Teacher

1. Noun. A person who teaches, especially one employed in a school. ¹

2. Noun. The index finger; the forefinger. ¹

3. Noun. (Mormonism) The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teacher

1. one that teaches [n -S] - See also: teaches

Teacher Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teacher

teacake
teacakes
teacart
teacarts
teach-in
teach away
teach grandma how to suck eggs
teach someone a lesson
teachability
teachable
teachableness
teachablenesses
teachably
teache
teached
teacher (current term)
teacher's certificate
teacher's pet
teacher's pets
teacher-student relation
teacherage
teacherages
teachercentric
teacherese
teacheress
teacheresses
teacherless
teacherlike
teacherly
teachers

Literary usage of Teacher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"Guidance in teacher Training STUDENT guidance is one of the most difficult problems facing teacher- training institutions today. It is a fundamental error ..."

2. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1902)
"Transferred from Goulburn to Sydney Technical College as teacher of Palmer, ... I Appointed Assistant teacher of Carpentry and Manual Training at Sydney ..."

3. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"EXTENSION WORK BY teacher-TRAINING DEPARTMENTS. The first obligation of a teacher-training department is, obviously, to do efficiently the work for which it ..."

4. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1861)
"teacher.—How many cutting teeth have most ruminante in the lower j»wI Pupil.—Eight. teacher. ... teacher.—What sort of grinders have the ruminants t Pupil. ..."

5. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1921)
"He gave instances in which emotional cartoons and stories depicting the sad condition of the teacher entirely failed to produce the desired effect. ..."

6. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1894)
"The teacher shall make the necessary arrangements for the proper oversight of the ... Such entries should be signed by himself and the teacher of the class. ..."

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