Share this entry

Synonyms of pedantic in English:


  • 1 a pedantic interpretation of the rules
    overscrupulous, scrupulous, precise, exact, over-exacting, perfectionist, precisionist, punctilious, meticulous, fussy, fastidious, finical, finicky;
    informal nitpicking, pernickety
    archaic overnice
  • 2 pedantic words like ‘irriguous’
  • Definition of pedantic in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources