Definition of pedant
OTHER WORDS FROM pedantped·ant·esque, adjectiveped·ant·hood, noun
Words nearby pedant
How to use pedant in a sentence
Call me a Limbaugh pedant, but Rush is on in the afternoon; has been for 22 years.
In a few years the girl he had married would be a plain and prickly little pedant—ill-bred besides—and he knew it.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward
I have not wanted friends, even among strangers, who have defended me more strongly, than my contemptible pedant could attack me.The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)|John Dryden
Yes; but the Wagner sort of pedant would get entangled in his round of history—in his historical resemblances.Friends in Council|Arthur Helps