Another word for pedantic
pedantic academic bookish donnish scholasticSearch Thesaurus
These adjectives mean marked by a narrow, often tiresome focus on or display of learning and especially its trivial aspects: a pedantic writing style; an academic insistence on precision; a bookish vocabulary; donnish refinement of speech; scholastic and excessively subtle reasoning.
Another word for pedanticadjective
Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters:academic, bookish, donnish, formalistic, inkhorn, literary, pedantical, scholastic. See attitude, flexible, teach