adjective Also prag·mat·i·cal (for defs 1, 2, 5).
- busy; active.
- officious; meddlesome; interfering.
- dogmatic; opinionated.
Origin of pragmatic
Examples from the Web for pragmatical
Do you side with Wolfe and Heyne and that pragmatical fellow Vico?The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
We need do no more than mention the world-famous stories of the unfortunate Hunchback and the pragmatical but charitable Barber.The Life of Sir Richard Burton|Thomas Wright
One minister called me a pragmatical rascal, and vehemently inveighed against the whole body of Dissenters.
And would he not deserve to be hissed and thrown stones at till the pragmatical fool could learn better manners?In Praise of Folly|Desiderius Erasmus
Wardle was a pragmatical and candid friend who paid Mr. Batchel occasional visits at Stoneground.The Stoneground Ghost Tales|E. G. Swain