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pedant

pedant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pedant

Definition
(noun) a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
Synonyms : bookworm , scholastic

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pedant

Pedant rhymes with PATENT. Usually those students get PATENT who do research. Since they do research they must be scholar.
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by yogendraghatpande

(ped + ant)remember as padaai karne wali cheeti(ant).ie scholar
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

pedant rhymes with student. Think of a special kind of student.
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by vxGokulVx1

"pendant of books" har waqt books latkake ghoomta rehta hai... "kitaabi keeda"
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by studyabroad.us

rhyme with VED+AANTH ..jo Veda ko aanth tak padhta ho matlab ki SCHOLAR,kitabi keera
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by killer0061

"DANT" SCOLDING PADTI HAI AAMIR KHAN KO 3 IDIOTS MEIN BECAUZE WOH BOOK "PE" DI HUI DEFINITION OF MCHINE NAHIN BOLTA HAI = PE+DANT
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by CRAZY HEAD

Pedant:Ped(Pedda=Big)+Ant,so lets suppose think like this as small ants have little knowledge and big have high knowledge because they are Pedda,since who learned much(shows off Learning)
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by misc

Pedant:Ped(Pedda=Big)+Ant,so a person who sees smallthings(Ants) as a big one(Pedda),chinna vatinikuda peddadiga chesi chustadu,because he is found of knowledge(who shows off learning)
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by misc

remeber pendant- it is small but also if lost you will worry about it. hence the meaning
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by logic87

rhymes with VEDAANT(hindi)..jo jo vaada aanth tak padhe i.e. scholar,kitabi keera
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by killer0061

pedant the ppl who gives you peda i.e. rule you they always follows formal rules.
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by shaktipada

pedant=ped(legs) + ant (aunty): If aunty has to strong his ped(legs) she has to study..
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by shaktipada

ped (read as pad in hindi) + ant (small) -> so the one who is very small in "padai" so who is not very much capable of teaching on his own, so gives emphasis on book learning.
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by cp.jethani

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