[ ped-uh-goj-i-kuhl, -goh-ji-kuhl ]
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  1. of or relating to a pedagogue or pedagogy.

Origin of pedagogical

First recorded in 1595–1605, pedagogical is from the Greek word paidagōgikós of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -ical
  • Also ped·a·gog·ic [ped-uh-goj-ik, -goh-jik] /ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk/ .

Other words from pedagogical

  • ped·a·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • non·ped·a·gog·ic, adjective
  • non·ped·a·gog·i·cal, adjective
  • non·ped·a·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • un·ped·a·gog·ic, adjective
  • un·ped·a·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby pedagogical Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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