Definition of educator noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈedʒukeɪtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈedʒukeɪtər//
    (formal) Teaching and learning, People in schools
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  1. 1a person whose job is to teach or educate people adult educators (= who teach adults) See related entries: Teaching and learning, People in schools
  2. 2(especially North American English) a person who is an expert in the theories and methods of education
  3. see also educationalist
    Extra examples Leavis was a major critic and an influential educator. Modern educators prefer a different approach to the teaching of reading. The video is being used by health educators in remote areas. There are many challenges facing adult educators today. We have a wealth of resources for teacher educators.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: educator