grammaticaster

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

grammatic +‎ -aster

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grammaticaster (plural grammaticasters)

  1. (derogatory) A pedantic, inferior grammarian.
    • 1997, Michael Grant, T.S. Eliot, page 86:
      Even Eliot who is too fine an artist to allow himself to be exploited by a blockhead grammaticaster turns recently toward 'one definite false note' in his quatrains,