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.
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.
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.
Fie for shame, that you are so hard upon us poor maligned disciplinarians of our sex, for your sakes
And the Watford striker said Flores' successor Walter Mazzarri is a strict disciplinarian.
Disciplinarian - I think that was because he was an officer in the RAF.
And there wasn't nearly enough made of the contradiction between Ferguson the disciplinarian and Ferguson the bloke who wasn't keen on kicking a particular player out of his club despite him launching a Kung Fu attack on a spectator.
In his autobiography #2sides QPR's defender said the Italian was too much of a disciplinarian - but Capello has hit back.
Strict disciplinarian Hodgson has told the squad he expects them to be well-turned out for practice sessions and does not want them relying on their Rio hotel's laundry service.
THE Bluebirds manager Malky Mackay isn't comfortable with being called a disciplinarian, but he does insist on respect within the club.