Definition of 'pedantic'
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But this is a rather pedantic approach. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So one of our tenets has been to be almost pedantic about process. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The administrators must simplify the process and tell referees to be less pedantic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We thought he was a bit pedantic at times. The Sun (2010)The negotiations are now down to detail that might seem pedantic elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet such is the established way of things that it seems almost pedantic to be pointing this out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This may seem a pedantic distinction, but it is an extremely important one. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Again, it seems pedantic to quibble about the differences between strikers and attacking midfielders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'm being a bit pedantic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. pedantic is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'pedantic'
British English: pedantic ADJECTIVE
If you think someone is pedantic, you mean that they are too concerned with unimportant details or traditional rules.
His lecture was so pedantic and uninteresting.
Definition of pedantic from the Collins English Dictionary
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