Definition of show-and-tell in English:


Syllabification: show-and-tell


chiefly North American
  • A teaching method, used especially in teaching young children, in which students are encouraged to bring items they have selected to class and describe them to their classmates.
    More example sentences
    • Use pictures as a show-and-tell vehicle for your young one to help bring family elders to life.
    • The nice thing is, it allows them to easily take their garden to school for show-and-tell.
    • If need be, drag her onto the bed with her jewelry box for show-and-tell.

More definitions of show-and-tell

Definition of show-and-tell in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on show-and-tell

Nearby words

More words in this category

C 1 classmate course educator headmaster

Translate show-and-tell

into Spanish
Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea