Definition of pupil teacher in English:

pupil teacher

noun

  • A person who is both a pupil and a teacher; (British History) a school pupil preparing to be a teacher, whose time is divided between teaching younger pupils and being taught by the head teacher or at a separate establishment.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From pupil + teacher.

Pronunciation

pupil teacher

/ˌpjuːpl ˈtiːtʃə/