The definition of a pedagogue is an educator or a teacher who is very strict or by-the-book.(noun)
A teacher who makes you stand when he enters the room, who adheres rigidly to every rule whether it makes sense or not, and who gives you detention every time you get a wrong answer is an example of a pedagogue.
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Origin: ME pedagoge < OFr < L paedagogus < Gr paidagōgos < pais, child (see pedo-) + agein, to lead: see act
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Origin: Middle English pedagoge
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin paedagōgus, slave who supervised children and took them to and from school
Origin: , from Greek paidagōgos
Origin: : paido-, boy; see pedo-1
Origin: + agōgos, leader (from agein, to lead; see ag- in Indo-European roots).
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