disciplinarian


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dis·ci·pli·nar·i·an

 (dĭs′ə-plə-nâr′ē-ən)
n.
One that enforces or believes in strict discipline.
adj.
Disciplinary.

disciplinarian

(ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛərɪən)
n
a person who imposes or advocates discipline
adj
a less common word for disciplinary

dis•ci•pli•nar•i•an

(ˌdɪs ə pləˈnɛər i ən)

n.
1. a person who enforces or advocates discipline.
adj.
2. disciplinary.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disciplinarian - someone who demands exact conformity to rules and formsdisciplinarian - someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
authoritarian, dictator - a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner; "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"
stickler - someone who insists on something; "a stickler for promptness"

disciplinarian

noun authoritarian, tyrant, despot, stickler, taskmaster, martinet, drill sergeant, strict teacher, hard master He has a reputation for being a hard disciplinarian.
Translations

disciplinarian

[ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛərɪən] N he was a strict disciplinarianimponía una férrea disciplina (en el cumplimiento de las normas)

disciplinarian

[ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛəriən] n (= authoritarian) to be a disciplinarian → être strict(e) en matière de discipline

disciplinarian

nZuchtmeister(in) m(f); to be a strict disciplinarianeiserne Disziplin halten

disciplinarian

[ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛərɪən] nchi impone la disciplina
to be a strict disciplinarian → far osservare rigorosamente la disciplina
References in classic literature ?
Though a loose liver among his guests, the governor was a strict disciplinarian among his men; keeping them in perfect subjection, and having seven on guard night and day.
Waldron was a strict disciplinarian with a gift of acid humor, as exemplified upon the gentleman with the red tie, which made it perilous to interrupt him.
But his adversary being a rigid disciplinarian, and subject to an occasional weakness in respect of pegging more than she was entitled to, required such vigilance on his part, as left him neither eyes nor ears to spare.
An easy time his half-year with the blind man had been, despite the fact that Nalasu was a rigid disciplinarian who insisted on training Jerry for longer hours, day in and day out, than falls to the lot of most dogs.
In childhood, I had always been accustomed to regard him with a feeling of reverential awe - but lately, even now, surmounted, for, though he had a fatherly kindness for the well-behaved, he was a strict disciplinarian, and had often sternly reproved our juvenile failings and peccadilloes; and moreover, in those days, whenever he called upon our parents, we had to stand up before him, and say our catechism, or repeat, 'How doth the little busy bee,' or some other hymn, or - worse than all - be questioned about his last text, and the heads of the discourse, which we never could remember.
Fie for shame, that you are so hard upon us poor maligned disciplinarians of our sex, for your sakes
Little is a strict disciplinarian and had reservations about signing Stan Collymore after the player's well-documented troubles at Anfield.
Cohen, who played right-back in England's World Cup-winning team, said: "They say Capello is a disciplinarian and Alf was certainly that - a quiet disciplinarian.
The disciplinarian selected for the Hampden tie has built an excellent reputation at UEFA for his hardline attitude.
However, Bob Watson, baseball's head disciplinarian, is likely to take a look at the incident and could rule on a suspension or fine.
Dame Ninette, a strict and sharp-tongued disciplinarian, put British ballet on the map, and discovered and nurtured stars like Margot Fonteyn.
MARTIN O'Neill has denied he is a strict disciplinarian - as long as his players produce the goods for him on the pitch.