teacher's pet
noun Date: 1914 1. a pupil who has won the teacher's special favor 2. a person who is treated as a favorite by one in authority

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  • teacher's pet — n [singular] informal a child who everyone thinks is the teacher s favourite student and is therefore disliked by the other students …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • teacher's pet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms teacher s pet : singular teacher s pet plural teacher s pets informal, showing disapproval a student that everyone thinks the teacher likes best …   English dictionary

  • teacher’s pet —    An accusation levelled at certain children by their peers, if the latter consider that undue favouritism is being shown by the teacher to the child concerned. An example occurs in Deborah, by Marian Castle, a novel set in Dakota. The Opies, in …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Teacher's Pet — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Teacher s Pet est le titre original du film américain de George Seaton, sorti en 1958, Le Chouchou du professeur Teacher s Pet est le titre original d un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Teacher's Pet — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Reporter der Liebe Originaltitel: Teacher s Pet Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1958 Länge: 119 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • teacher's pet — noun (singular) informal a child who everyone thinks is the teacher s favourite student and is therefore disliked by the other students …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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