Definitions for pedanticpəˈdæn tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. academic, donnish, pedantic(adj)

    marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects


  1. pedantic(Adjective)

    Like a pedant, overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning.

  2. pedantic(Adjective)

    Being showy of oneu2019s knowledge, often in a boring manner.

  3. pedantic(Adjective)

    Being finicky or fastidious, especially with language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pedantic(adj)

    alt. of Pedantical

Anagrams of pedantic

  1. pentadic

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  • pedantCatalan, Valencian
  • pedantský, pedantický, slovíčkářskýCzech
  • σχολαστικόςGreek
  • pedante, pedante; pretenciosoSpanish
  • rikkiviisas, pedanttinen, kirjaimellinen, sanatarkka, pikkutarkka, pikkumainenFinnish
  • pointilleux, pédant, méticuleuxFrench
  • 学者ぶった, 杓子定規Japanese
  • pedant, meticulosRomanian

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