from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of pedagogy.
- adj. Characterized by pedantic formality: a haughty, pedagogic manner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or relating to pedagogy; teaching.
- adj. Haughty and formal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See pedagogics.
- adj. Of or pertaining to a pedagogue; suited to, or characteristic of, a pedagogue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a pedagogue or pedagogics; belonging to or resembling a pedagogue or teacher of children: as, pedagogic peculiarities.
- n. Same as pedagogics.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to pedagogy
First attested in 1781. From French pédagogique, from Latin paedagogicus, from Ancient Greek παιδαγωγικός (paidagōgikos), from παιδαγωγός (paidagōgos, "teacher, tutor"), from παῖς (pais, "child") + ἄγω (agō, "I lead"). (Wiktionary)