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.
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disciplinarian

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

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

disciplinarian

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

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

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

[ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛərɪən] nchi impone la disciplina
to be a strict disciplinarian → far osservare rigorosamente la disciplina
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References in classic literature ?
Perkins was an exceedingly strict disciplinarian. No communication of any sort was permitted between his pupils during school hours.
"Not now, it's my supper time." (Rebecca was a somewhat firm disciplinarian.)
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.
"Von had been in the army, and Dad was an old sea-dog, and they were both stern disciplinarians; only the two girls had no mother, and neither had I, and they were two men after all.
Fie for shame, that you are so hard upon us poor maligned disciplinarians of our sex, for your sakes!
Anelka is desperate to halt the form slump which has left Raith toiling at the foot of the First Division without a league win and wants a disciplinarian who can command the players' respect.
Souness' reputation as a disciplinarian has been highlighted as the main reason chairman Freddy Shepherd made the surprise decision to bring him to the north-east.
"If I'm known to be a disciplinarian as a referee, the players will respect me more than if I turn into a nice guy and want them to like me.