Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Pedant

Pedant [ PED-nt ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a person who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning.
2. a person who overemphasizes rules or minor details.
3. a person who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The conference for Chemical engineers held recently in New Delhi was attended by world renowned pedants.