unpedantic

adjective
un·​pe·​dan·​tic | \ˌən-pi-ˈdan-tik \

Definition of unpedantic 

: not narrowly, dully, or ostentatiously learned or academic : not pedantic … a pleasantly unpedantic lesson in writing a short, coherent history of a long and confusing period.— Graham Robb

Other Words from unpedantic

unpedantically \ ˌən-​pi-​ˈdan-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of unpedantic

1782, in the meaning defined above

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