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pedant

synonym (synonym of pedant)

  • (noun.person)
    a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit (noun.person)
     
  • (noun)
    A schoolmaster; a pedagogue. (noun)
     

hypernym (pedant IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit (noun.person)
    a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pedant relation)

  • (noun.person)
    someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words) (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pedant)

  • (adj.all)
    marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation bookworm scholastic dominie bookman scholar scholarly person student purist academic donnish pedantic

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