how to pronounce pedant

/ˈpɛd.ənt/

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pedant is pronounced in two syllables

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pɛdənt

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meanings of pedant

noun:

  1. A teacher or schoolmaster.
  2. A person who is overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning.
  3. A person who emphasizes their knowledge through strict adherence to rules of vocabulary and grammar.

adjective:

  1. Pedantic.

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