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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pedant (0.01070 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pedant.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pedant pedant n : a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit [syn: bookworm, scholastic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pedant 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. [1913 Webster] A pedant that keeps a school i'th' church. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One who puts on an air of learning; one who makes a vain display of learning; a pretender to superior knowledge. --Addison. [1913 Webster] A scholar, yet surely no pedant, was he. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


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