Definition of 'martinet'
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She's a martinet - even tougher with herself than she is with others. THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL) (2002)We didn't think... you see, Jemima Cray... she's a bit of a martinet. THE BLACK OPAL (2002)No, I'll bet you didn't, he thought, you're a right little martinet. THE BOOK LADY (2002)
Lady Osbaldestone paused, then continued, "And there was the undeniable fact that his father was a martinet. ON A WILD NIGHT (2002)
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