Related formsped·ant·esque, adjectiveped·ant·hood, noun
Examples from the Web for pedant
Call me a Limbaugh pedant, but Rush is on in the afternoon; has been for 22 years.
Only the pedant would disown so desirable a tenant for the poor reason that the house has been rebuilt since his day.Our House|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
This would have satisfied the people, who were only anxious to score off the troublesome philosopher and pedant.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
Pedant′ic, -al, displaying knowledge for the sake of showing.
And such is the advantage of a classical education, that he mumbled a line from a Greek pedant, another from a Roman bore.A Transient Guest|Edgar Saltus
He is a pedant in show, though his title be tutor, and his pupils in a broader phrase are schoolboys.