Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who teaches in a school below the college level.

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  • n. A teacher

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight.

    Compulsion by Jonathan Kellerman: Book summary

  • Epilogue: Austin schoolteacher who didn't believe Linux existed

    Boing Boing

  • Reason's Hit and Run blog reports that a British schoolteacher is will be tried for "blasphemy, inciting hatred, and insulting Islam" because she named a teddy bear Muhammad.

    Boing Boing

  • And why Isaac Murphy, a schoolteacher from the area who later became Arkansas's governor, led a movement for secession from Arkansas when the state seceded from the Union.

    Post-President For Life

  • Dori, a schoolteacher, is taking weekly chemo sessions.

    Boing Boing: April 14, 2002 - April 20, 2002 Archives

  • "We're afraid this election will witness violence and clashes between those competing for power," said Sardashat Aziz, a 24-year-old schoolteacher from the Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah.

    The Herald | HeraldOnline.com - Front

  • The schoolteacher is a trembling weight at her elbow.

    Memory Wall

  • It's the laziest, most thoughtless quasi-business cliche and all it shows is that you don't know how to open a sentence properly, or what objects and events can be divided into terms a schoolteacher said 'in terms of hot weather' which had me shouting at the screen.

    frothing of Holywood

  • Now, our schoolteacher was a big paan-and-spit man—and his expectorate made a sort of low, red wallpaper on three walls around us.

    THE WHITE TIGER

  • In the Christian Arab village, the schoolteacher was an attractive lean young man, with prematurely gray hair, working in his garden in the cool of the evening.

    The Arabs of Palestine

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