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

Definition of disciplinarian in English:


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.
martinet, hard taskmaster, authoritarian, stickler for discipline;
tyrant, despot;
North American  ramrod
informal slave-driver

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