Call me a Limbaugh pedant, but Rush is on in the afternoon; has been for 22 years.
Mr. Dashwood could not be mistaken for a pedant, unless a coxcomb be a sort of pedant.
He would be only a pedant who would take nothing because he could not get everything at once.
A pedant iz a lernt phoolpedantry iz a little knowledge on paradepedantry iz hypocrasy, without enny malice in it.
He talks pleasantly, and nothing of a pedant, as I half dreaded he might be.
So is that of a pedant universally, how muchsoever of a male he may be.
It has been well said of him that he never became either a pedant or a doctrinaire.
So may you come into the true Kingdom of Culture, whose gates never swing open to the pedant or the bigot.
The pedant, cursed with the ambition to be a ruler of men, is a curious study.
There was nothing of the scholarly prig or pedant about him.
1580s, "schoolmaster," from Middle French pédant (1560s) or directly from Italian pedante, literally "teacher, schoolmaster," of uncertain origin, apparently an alteration of Late Latin paedagogantem (nominative paedagogans), present participle of paedagogare (see pedagogue). Meaning "person who trumpets minor points of learning" first recorded 1590s.