pedagogue


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ped·a·gogue

 (pĕd′ə-gŏg′, -gôg′)
n.
1. A schoolteacher; an educator.
2. One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner.

[Middle English pedagoge, from Old French, from Latin paedagōgus, slave who supervised children and took them to and from school, from Greek paidagōgos : paido-, boy; see pedo-1 + agōgos, leader (from agein, to lead; see ag- in Indo-European roots).]

ped′a·gogu′ish adj.

pedagogue

(ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡ) or

pedagog

n
1. (Education) a teacher or educator
2. (Education) a pedantic or dogmatic teacher
[C14: from Latin paedagōgus, from Greek paidagōgos slave who looked after his master's son, from pais boy + agōgos leader]
ˌpedaˈgogic, ˌpedaˈgogical adj
ˌpedaˈgogically adv
ˈpedaˌgogism, ˈpedaˌgoguism n

ped•a•gogue

or ped•a•gog

(ˈpɛd əˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg)

n.
1. a teacher; schoolteacher.
2. a person who is pedantic, dogmatic, and formal.
[1350–1400; Middle English pedagoge < Latin paedagōgus < Greek paidagōgós a boy's tutor. See ped-, -agogue]
ped′a•gogu`ism, n.

pedagogue

- A Roman slave who took children to school and on outings, but also taught them—from Greek ped, "child," and agein, "to lead."
See also related terms for taught.

pedagogue

A teacher, often one who is considered dogmatic or pedantic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedagogue - someone who educates young peoplepedagogue - someone who educates young people  
academic, faculty member, academician - an educator who works at a college or university
lecturer, lector, reader - a public lecturer at certain universities
head teacher, school principal, principal, head - the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
schoolmaster - any person (or institution) who acts as an educator
instructor, teacher - a person whose occupation is teaching

pedagogue

noun teacher, instructor, educator, pedant, dominie (Scot.), dogmatist, master or mistress, schoolmaster or schoolmistress My grandfather was a born pedagogue; it gave him great pleasure to impart information.

pedagogue

noun
One who educates:
Translations
pædagog
pedagogpedagoginja
pedagógus

pedagogue

pedagog (US) [ˈpedəgɒg] Npedagogo/a m/f

pedagogue

n (= pedant)Schulmeister(in) m(f); (form: = teacher) → Pädagoge m, → Pädagogin f

pedagogue

[ˈpɛdəˌgɒg] npedagogo/a
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Among his other treasures, the pedagogue had a wife, whom he had married out of Mr Allworthy's kitchen for her fortune, viz.
Hence arose another evil, which produced no little uneasiness to the poor pedagogue, of whom she maintained so constant a jealousy, that he durst hardly speak to one woman in the parish; for the least degree of civility, or even correspondence, with any female, was sure to bring his wife upon her back, and his own.
Thus, by divers little makeshifts, in that ingenious way which is commonly denominated "by hook and by crook," the worthy pedagogue got on tolerably enough, and was thought, by all who understood nothing of the labor of headwork, to have a wonderfully easy life of it.
Then, he thought, how soon he 'd turn his back upon the old schoolhouse; snap his fingers in the face of Hans Van Ripper, and every other niggardly patron, and kick any itinerant pedagogue out of doors that should dare to call him comrade!
with fearful bursts of laughter, shouts, and bounds, which delighted the musketeer, and bewildered the old pedagogue.
He said to himself, "He must be a miserable prig who would act the pedagogue here: one might as well go and lecture the trees for growing in their own shape.
As the nobleman of cultivated taste surrounds himself with whatever conduces to his culture -- genius -- learning -- wit -- books -- paintings -- statuary -- music -- philosophical instruments, and the like; so let the village do -- not stop short at a pedagogue, a parson, a sexton, a parish library, and three selectmen, because our Pilgrim forefathers got through a cold winter once on a bleak rock with these.
He put his hand gently on her arm, and said, in the tone of a kind pedagogue,--
Pelet, a profound silence reigned on all sides, and if by chance a murmur or a whisper arose, one glance from the pensive eye of this most gentle pedagogue stilled it instantly.
He could not but wish that Dorothea should think him not less happy than the world would expect her successful suitor to be; and in relation to his authorship he leaned on her young trust and veneration, he liked to draw forth her fresh interest in listening, as a means of encouragement to himself: in talking to her he presented all his performance and intention with the reflected confidence of the pedagogue, and rid himself for the time of that chilling ideal audience which crowded his laborious uncreative hours with the vaporous pressure of Tartarean shades.
George's education was confided to a neighbouring scholar and private pedagogue who "prepared young noblemen and gentlemen for the Universities, the senate, and the learned professions: whose system did not embrace the degrading corporal severities still practised at the ancient places of education, and in whose family the pupils would find the elegances of refined society and the confidence and affection of a home.
Many of these brave fellows had been educated by Chiron, the four-footed pedagogue, and were therefore old schoolmates of Jason, and knew him to be a lad of spirit.