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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pedant(0.02223 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Pedant.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book
learning than they merit [syn: bookworm, scholastic]
English → English (gcide)
Pedant \Ped"ant\, n. [F. p['e]dant, It. pedante, fr. Gr. ? to
instruct, from pai^s boy. See Pedagogue.]
1. A schoolmaster; a pedagogue. [Obs.] --Dryden.
A pedant that keeps a school i'th' church. --Shak.
2. One who puts on an air of learning; one who makes a vain
display of learning; a pretender to superior knowledge.
A scholar, yet surely no pedant, was he.