- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtit͡ʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtiːt͡ʃə/
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- Rhymes: -iːt͡ʃə(ɹ)
- Hyphenation: teach‧er
teacher (plural teachers)
- A person who teaches, especially one employed in a school.
2013 July 19, Mark Tran, “Denied an education by war”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 1:
- One particularly damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools […] as children, teachers or school buildings become the targets of attacks. Parents fear sending their children to school. Girls are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence.
- The index finger; the forefinger.
- An indication; a lesson.
- (Mormonism) The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14.
- (index finger): arrow-finger, demonstrator, forefinger, index, index finger, insignitor, lickpot, pointling, showing finger
- experience is the best teacher
- head teacher
- home teacher
- parent-teacher association
- relief teacher
- substitute teacher
- supply teacher
- teacher's pet
- teacheress (archaic)
person who teaches
index finger — see forefinger