Definitions for: Pedagogue


[n] someone who educates



Webster (1913) Definition: Ped"a*gogue, n. [F. p['e]dagogue, L. paedagogus, Gr.
?; pai^s, paido`s, a boy + ? to lead, guide; cf. ? leading.
See Page a servant, Agent.]
1. (Gr. Antiq.) A slave who led his master's children to
school, and had the charge of them generally.

2. A teacher of children; one whose occupation is to teach
the young; a schoolmaster.

3. One who by teaching has become formal, positive, or
pedantic in his ways; one who has the manner of a
schoolmaster; a pedant. --Goldsmith.


Ped"a*gogue, v. t. [Cf. L. paedagogare to instruct.]
To play the pedagogue toward. [Obs.] --Prior.

Synonyms: educator

See Also: Abbott Lawrence Lowell, academic, academician, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White, Anne Mansfield Sullivan, Anne Sullivan, Bethune, Booker T. Washington, Booker Taliaferro Washington, Braille, Carl Orff, Carnegie, Comenius, Dale Carnegie, Dewey, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Elizabeth Peabody, Emma Hart Willard, faculty member, Friedrich Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel, Froebel, Gallaudet, head, head teacher, Hopkins, Horace Mann, Hutchins, instructor, James Naismith, Jan Amos Komensky, John Amos Comenius, John Dewey, John Witherspoon, Laney, lector, lecturer, Louis Braille, Lowell, Lucy Craft Laney, Mann, Maria Montesorri, Mark Hopkins, Mary McLeod Bethune, McGuffey, Montessori, Naismith, Orff, Peabody, Pitman, principal, professional, professional person, reader, Robert Maynard Hutchins, school principal, schoolmaster, Sir Isaac Pitman, Sullivan, teacher, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Washington, White, Willard, William Holmes McGuffey, Witherspoon

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