pedagogery

pedagogue

[ped-uh-gog, -gawg]
noun
1.
a teacher; schoolteacher.
2.
a person who is pedantic, dogmatic, and formal.
Also, pedagog.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English pedagoge < Latin paedagōgus < Greek paidagōgós a boy's tutor. See ped-1, -agogue

pedagoguery, pedagogery, noun
pedagoguish, pedagogish, adjective
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pedagogue or pedagog (ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡ)
 
n
1.  a teacher or educator
2.  a pedantic or dogmatic teacher
 
[C14: from Latin paedagōgus, from Greek paidagōgos slave who looked after his master's son, from pais boy + agōgos leader]
 
pedagog or pedagog
 
n
 
[C14: from Latin paedagōgus, from Greek paidagōgos slave who looked after his master's son, from pais boy + agōgos leader]
 
peda'gogic or pedagog
 
adj
 
peda'gogical or pedagog
 
adj
 
peda'gogically or pedagog
 
adv
 
'pedagogism or pedagog
 
n
 
'pedagoguism or pedagog
 
n

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pedagogue
late 14c., "schoolmaster, teacher," from O.Fr. pedagogue "teacher of children," from L. paedagogus "slave who escorted children to school and generally supervised them," later "a teacher," from Gk. paidagogos, from pais (gen. paidos) "child" (see pedo-) + agogos "leader,"
from agein "to lead" (see act). Hostile implications in the word are at least from the time of Pepys.
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