Definition of pedagogue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpedəɡɒɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpedəɡɑːɡ//
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a teacher; a person who likes to teach people things, especially because they think they know more than other people Word Originlate Middle English: via Latin from Greek paidagōgos, denoting a slave who accompanied a child to school (from pais, paid- ‘boy’ + agōgos ‘guide’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pedagogue