Definition of teacher in English:

teacher

noun

  • A person who teaches, especially in a school.

    ‘a history teacher’
    • ‘Talk to your teacher and ask them if they think there may be a reason for the low grade.’
    • ‘Jobsharing can thus be seen as a valuable tool to helping schools retain teachers.’
    • ‘And by the time we go to high school our teachers will be impressed with what we can do.’
    • ‘Sally is now a teacher in a Thai primary school teaching English using song and dance.’
    • ‘He stepped up to the desk and spoke in a hushed whisper to my history teacher, Mrs Burton.’
    • ‘Then you can also go through the paper with a teacher and see how to improve it.’
    • ‘Training is given to schools as well as resource material for teachers to use in class.’
    • ‘So the rebel with a cause has transformed into the history teacher we all wish we'd had.’
    • ‘The crush you had on the history teacher was so obvious it could be seen a mile off.’
    • ‘Do any of you really believe that a teacher sits at home plotting how to make a fuss about any one kid at school?’
    • ‘My entire class was making a noise waiting for the teacher to turn up for a music lesson.’
    • ‘In fact I have picked it up again several more times just to annoy my history teacher.’
    • ‘Make notes if you feel there is anything that you wish to discuss with a particular teacher.’
    • ‘Also victims of bullying are not given any sort of support from teachers at all.’
    • ‘Staff at a Swindon school say a teacher who accused of assaulting a pupil is bearing up well.’
    • ‘At the Catholic Junior School a teacher caned me for talking to the boy next to me.’
    • ‘He paid tribute to the hard work of teachers and trusted teachers to do their job.’
    • ‘On the first day of the new school year the teachers are crackling with enthusiasm.’
    • ‘Art teachers often instruct students to close one eye in order to flatten what they see.’
    • ‘Schools and teachers that cherish the interests of their pupils should not fear it.’
    educator, tutor, instructor, pedagogue, schoolteacher, schoolmaster, schoolmistress, master, mistress, governess, educationalist, educationist
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Pronunciation

teacher

/ˈtiːtʃə/