Definition of substitute teacher in English:

substitute teacher

noun

  • A teacher employed to fill in temporarily for another who is absent; especially one who is regularly employed in this way.

Origin

Early 19th century. From substitute + teacher.

Pronunciation

substitute teacher

/ˌsʌbstɪtʃuːt ˈtiːtʃə//ˌsʌbstɪtjuːt ˈtiːtʃə/