adjective. ['pəˈdæntɪk'] marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects.
- -ic (English)
- -ique (French)
- pedant (English)
- pedant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
Rhymes with Pedantic
Sentences with pedantic
Explain why each product should be used, doing your best not to sound pedantic.
Quotes about pedantic
1. For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible
- Arthur Schopenhauer