It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!
Without further ado, today’s word is:
- A person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
Synonyms: dogmatist - purist – literalist – formalist - doctrinaire - perfectionist
First seen in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew (written 1593 - 1594). The full text of the play may be found here.