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    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.

(ped + ant)remember as padaai karne wali cheeti(ant).ie scholar

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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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