disciplinarian love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that enforces or believes in strict discipline.
  • adjective Disciplinary.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to discipline.
  • noun 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.
  • noun obsolete A Puritan or Presbyterian; -- because of rigid adherence to religious or church discipline.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who exercises discipline.
  • noun by extension One who believes in discipline as a tool for regulation or control.

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

  • noun someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

discipline +‎ -arian or disciplinary +‎ -an

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