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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Bookish; showing off learning.

Usage examples (33)
  • Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
  • Egregious typos in pedantic language post = auto-pwn.
  • Not two sentences into their answer the terms pedantic and didactic were employed with professorial authority.
  • The hatred of the pedantic is the characteristic sentiment of the time. for more
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