teach-in

[ teech-in ]
/ ˈtitʃˌɪn /

noun, plural teach-ins.

a prolonged period of lectures, speeches, etc., conducted without interruption by members of the faculty and invited guests at a college or university as a technique of social protest.

Nearby words

  1. teacart,
  2. teach,
  3. teach a lesson,
  4. teach an old dog new tricks,
  5. teach, edward,
  6. teachable,
  7. teachable moment,
  8. teacher,
  9. teacher bird,
  10. teacher's pet

Origin of teach-in

First recorded in 1960–65; see origin at -in3

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British Dictionary definitions for teach-in

teach-in

noun

an informal conference, esp on a topical subject, usually held at a university or college and involving a panel of visiting speakers, lecturers, students, etc
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