Doctrinaire - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdɑːktrəˈner|  American pronunciation of the word doctrinaire
Brit.  |ˌdɒktrɪˈnɛː|  British pronunciation of the word doctrinaire

noun

- a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions (syn: dogmatist)

adjective

- stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability

Examples

...a doctrinaire conservative, the columnist takes special delight in baiting liberals...

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