disciplinarian

noun dis·ci·pli·nar·i·an \ ˌdi-sə-plə-ˈner-ē-ən \

Definition of disciplinarian

:one who disciplines or enforces order

disciplinarian

adjective

Examples of disciplinarian in a Sentence

  1. The school's principal is a strict disciplinarian.

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First Known Use of disciplinarian

1639


DISCIPLINARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

disciplinarian

noun

Definition of disciplinarian for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is very strict about punishing bad behavior : a person who uses discipline as a way of making sure that rules or orders are obeyed



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