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pedagogue

ped·a·gogue

pedagogue

pronunciation:
pe d gag [or] pe d gawg
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who teaches, instructs, or talks in a manner that shows off his or her learnedness or that overemphasizes minor details.
definition 2: a schoolteacher.
similar words:
teacher
derivations: pedagoguish (adj.), pedagoguery (n.)
Word Parts
The word pedagogue contains the following parts:
agogue, agog, agogy Greek root that means leader
ped2, pedo Greek root that means child