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Pedant

Ped´ant
n.1.A schoolmaster; a pedagogue.
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.
- Goldsmith.
Noun1.Pedantpedant - a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
Synonyms: bookworm, scholastic
Babbitt, Gongorist, Marinist, Middle American, Philistine, anal character, bluestocking, bourgeois, burgher, compulsive character, conformer, conformist, conventionalist, euphuist, fine writer, formalist, methodologist, middle-class type, model child, organization man, parrot, perfectionist, phrasemaker, phraseman, phrasemonger, plastic person, precieuse, precieux, precisian, precisianist, precisionist, purist, rhetorician, sheep, square, teenybopper, trimmer, wordspinner, yes-man
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