Definition of disciplinarian in English:

disciplinarian

Line breaks: dis¦cip¦lin|ar¦ian
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛːrɪən
 
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noun

A person who believes in or practises firm discipline: he was a strict disciplinarian whose word was law
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; North Americanramrod
informal slave-driver

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