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pedagogue

Line breaks: peda|gogue
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdəɡɒɡ
 
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Definition of pedagogue in English:

noun

formal or humorous
A teacher, especially a strict or pedantic one.
Example sentences
  • Three states in our division have chosen to recognize respected teachers and pedagogues.
  • Since as a pedagogue and teacher I always stress the need for proper preparation, I have decided to share with you some insights I hope you will find useful.
  • My dictionary defines a pedagogue as a pedantic or dogmatic teacher and there is a lot of that about Waters.

Origin

late Middle English: via Latin from Greek paidagōgos, denoting a slave who accompanied a child to school (from pais, paid- 'boy' + agōgos 'guide').

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