[ ped-uh-gog, -gawg ]
/ ˈpɛd əˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg /
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a teacher; schoolteacher.
a person who is pedantic, dogmatic, and formal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pedagogueped·a·gogu·er·y, ped·a·gog·er·y, nounped·a·gogu·ish, ped·a·gog·ish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pedagogue
sometimes US pedagog
/ (ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡ) /
a teacher or educator
a pedantic or dogmatic teacher
Derived forms of pedagoguepedagogic or pedagogical, adjectivepedagogically, adverbpedagogism or pedagoguism, noun
Word Origin for pedagogue
C14: from Latin paedagōgus, from Greek paidagōgos slave who looked after his master's son, from pais boy + agōgos leader
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