Mnemonic tip for Pedantic:
Pedantic bole to ‘pandit-like’,
ek aisa pandit jo apne aap ko correct manne aur yeh soche ke aur koi correct hi nahi ho sakti.
Originally, yeh word teacher ke liye use hota tha. Ab yeh word narrow minded teacher ke liye use hota hai.
Meanings of Pedantic:
1. ostentatious in one’s learning.
2. overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, especially in teaching.