Definition of pedant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pedant

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpɛdnt//
 
(disapproving)
 
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a person who is too concerned with small details or rules, especially when learning or teaching A pedant will always insist that you ask for “fewer” items rather than “less.”
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