from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A schoolteacher; an educator.
- n. One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A teacher or instructor of children; one whose occupation is to teach the young.
- n. A pedant; one who by teaching has become overly formal or pedantic in his or her ways; one who has the manner of a teacher.
- n. A slave who led the master's children to school, and had the charge of them generally.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A slave who led his master's children to school, and had the charge of them generally.
- n. A teacher of children; one whose occupation is to teach the young; a schoolmaster.
- n. One who by teaching has become formal, positive, or pedantic in his ways; one who has the manner of a schoolmaster; a pedant.
- transitive v. To play the pedagogue toward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A teacher of children; one whose occupation is the instruction of children; a schoolmaster: now used, generally with a sense of contempt, for a dogmatic and narrow-minded teacher.
- n. A schoolroom, or an apartment set apart as a schoolroom.
- To teach; especially, to teach with the air of a pedagogue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who educates young people
Unless I’m with Sammy, and then I am “nauseated,” because he likes to play at what he calls a pedagogue and I call a smartass.
I do not need take philosophical guidance and suggestion, nor instructions on sexual motivation, from someone who thinks that a pedagogue is a kiddy fiddler.
And this is not because teaching is laborious -- though it _is_ laborious, and thankless, too, beyond all other occupations; but because a number and variety of causes, into which we need not inquire, have combined to throw ridicule upon him, who is derisively called the pedagogue -- for most men would rather be shot at, than laughed at.
The pedagogue was the constant attendant of the boy.
Villeroy, whom Henry was wont to call the pedagogue of the council, went about sighing dismally, wishing himself dead, and perpetually ejaculating, "Ho! poor France, how much hast thou still to suffer!"
Anyway as you don't seem to know the difference between a paedophile and a 'pedagogue', perhaps it is not worth pursuing this debate.
By appearing to endorse the building of a mosque and Islamic cultural center at the threshold of Ground Zero, Barack Obama has placed himself in the "pedagogue" category.
He had been annoyed by his extravagant devotion to Paoli, but then he was something of a military hero; but this tagging at the heels of Dr. Johnson, whom he considered a kind of pedagogue, set his Scotch blood in a ferment.
This flattered the pedagogue which is inherent in all of us.
I recently met a "pedagogue" who impressed me as the most "knowing" individual that it had ever been my privilege to become acquainted with.