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pedagogue

Definition:

someone who educates young people

Class:

person noun (people)

Plural:

pedagogues

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

educator | pedagog

Etymology:

"schoolmaster, teacher", from Old French pedagogue "teacher of children", from...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Pedagogy

the science and art of education. Its aims range from the full development of the human being to skills acquisition. For example, Paulo Freire referred to his method of teaching people as "critical pedagogy". In correlation with those instructive ... (39 of 1312 words, pronunciations, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Pedagogy

Collins Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagog [United States] | pedagogic [derived] | pedagogical [adjective, derived]

a teacher or educator | a pedantic or dogmatic teacher (9 of 359 words, 2 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pedagogue

Merriam-Webster:

pedagogue | pedagog | teacher [synonym] | schoolmaster [synonym] | educationist [British, synonym] | educator [British, synonym] | instructor [British, synonym] | preceptor [British, synonym] | schoolteacher [British, synonym]

"teacher", "schoolmaster" ; especially, a dull, formal, or pedantic teacher (10 of 147 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/pedagogue

American Heritage Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagoguish [adjective, related]

A schoolteacher; an educator. | One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner. (13 of 61 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pedagogue

Wiktionary:

pedagogue | pedagogues [plural] | pedagogs [plural] | pædagogue [sense-specific]

A teacher or instructor of children; one whose occupation is to teach the young. | 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. | [historical, ancient Greece] A slave who... (45 of 60 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pedagogue

Oxford Dictionary:

pedagogue [formal, humorous]

a teacher, especially a strict or pedantic one (8 of 52 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/pedagogue

pedagogue

Syllabification: (ped·a·gogue) | a teacher, especially a strict or pedantic one. (10 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/pedagogue

Macmillan British Dictionary:

pedagogue [countable] | pedagogues [plural]

[formal] a teacher who uses strict and old-fashioned methods ; [outdated] a teacher (13 of 36 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/pedagogue

New World Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagog

a teacher; often, specifically, a pedantic, dogmatic teacher (8 of 34 words, pronunciation)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

pedagogue

[disapproving] a teacher who gives too much attention to formal rules and is not interesting | [dated] any teacher (18 of 25 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/pedagogue

Random House Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagog [sense-specific]

a teacher; schoolteacher. | a person who is pedantic, dogmatic, and formal. (11 of 20 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/pedagogue

Columbia Encyclopedia:

amateur | professional

in sports, one who engages in athletic competition without material recompense. Upper-class Englishmen in the 19th century used the concept to help ... (22 of 293 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sports​/A​0803613​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagogues [plural]

a schoolteacher or educator (formal) | a teacher who teaches in a particularly pedantic or dogmatic manner (16 of 49 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861724521​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

pedagogue

First use: late 14th century

Origin: "schoolmaster, teacher", from Old French pedagogue "teacher of children", from Latin paedagogus "slave who escorted children to school ... (21 of 55 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=pedagogue

American Heritage Dictionary:

pedagogue

Origin: Middle English pedagoge, from Old French, from Latin paedagōgus, slave who supervised children and took them to and from school, ... (20 of 40 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

pedagogue | pedagogues [plural]

Origin: Old French pedagogue, from Latin paedagogus, from Ancient Greek παιδαγωγέω (paidagōgeō), παιδαγωγός (paidagogos), from παιδός (paidos, "child") (genitive of... (19 of 27 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pedagogue

Merriam-Webster:

pedagogue | pedagog

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English pedagoge, from Latin paedagogus, from Greek paidagōgos, slave who escorted children to school, from paid- ... (19 of 26 etymology words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/pedagogue

Oxford Dictionary:

pedagogue [formal, humorous]

Origin: late Middle English: via Latin from Greek paidagōgos, denoting a slave who accompanied a child to school (from pais, paid- "boy" + agōgos "guide")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/pedagogue

New World Dictionary:

pedagogue

Origin: Middle English pedagoge from Old French from Latin paedagogus from Greek paidagōgos from pais, child (see "pedo-") + agein, to lead: see "act"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pedagogue

Collins Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagog [United States]

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Latin paedagōgus, from Greek paidagōgos slave who looked after his master's son, from pais boy + agōgos leader

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pedagogue

Encarta Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagogues [plural]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Latin from Greek paidagōgos "slave who leads a child to school" from paid- "child"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861724521​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

pedagogue | pedagogues [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "pedagogue"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pedagogue

Macmillan British Dictionary:

pedagogue [countable] | pedagogues [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "pedagogue"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/pedagogue

Macmillan American Dictionary:

pedagogue [countable] | pedagogues [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "pedagogue"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/pedagogue

Cambridge Dictionary:

pedagogue

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "pedagogue"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "pedagogue"

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the Free Dictionary:

pedagogue

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Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "pedagogue"

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Pedagog

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Google Dictionary:

pedagogue | pedagogues [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "pedagogue"

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YourDictionary Audio:

pedagogue

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "pedagogue" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

pedagogue

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Collins Dictionary:

pedagog [United States] | pedagogue

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "pedagog"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pedagog

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

pedagog

Audio: North American pronunciation of "pedagog"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=pedago​06 word=pedagog

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