Definition of "unteach" [un•teach]

  • (verb-transitive) To cause to forget or unlearn something.
  • (verb-transitive) To teach the opposite or contrary of (something previously taught).

Use "unteach" in a sentence

  • "Alas, many of my students have picked up both assumptions and it's very difficult to "unteach" these tiresome habits of argumentation."
  • "We've taught them to drink chocolate milk, so we can unteach them that, Cooper said."
  • "R.A. Dickey wants to unteach himself the knuckleball."

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