Definition of disciplinarian in English:

disciplinarian

Syllabification: dis·ci·pli·nar·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˌdisəpləˈnerēən
 
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noun

A person who believes in or practices firm discipline.
More example sentences
  • He was a strict disciplinarian and a firm believer in corporal punishment.
  • She is a strict disciplinarian who doesn't believe in fun.
  • He was a skilled sailor and a firm disciplinarian.
Synonyms
martinet, hard taskmaster, authoritarian, stickler for discipline;
tyrant, despot, ramrod
informal slave driver

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