disciplinarian love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that enforces or believes in strict discipline.
  • adj. Disciplinary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who exercises discipline.
  • n. One who believes in discipline as a tool for regulation or control.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to discipline.
  • n. One who disciplines; one who excels in training, especially with training, especially with regard to order and obedience; one who enforces rigid discipline; a stickler for the observance of rules and methods of training.
  • n. A Puritan or Presbyterian; -- because of rigid adherence to religious or church discipline.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to discipline.
  • n. One who disciplines.
  • n. A Puritan or Presbyterian: so called from his rigid adherence to religious discipline.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms

Etymologies

discipline +‎ -arian or disciplinary +‎ -an (Wiktionary)

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