HyperDic: pedantry

English > 1 sense of the word pedantry:
NOUNcommunicationpedantryan ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning
pedantry > pronunciation
Soundspeh'dahntriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > pedantry: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning.
Broaderostentation, fanfare, flashA gaudy outward display
Spanishpedanteria, pedantería
Catalanpedanteria
Adjectivespedanticmarked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

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