MARTINET in a Sentence

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Example sentences for MARTINET, such as:

1. They discover that the new teacher is a martinet.

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 Meanings and Examples of MARTINET
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 n.  strict disciplinarian; one who demands absolute adherence to forms and rules
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Example Sentence:
1  No talking at meals! No mingling with the servants! Miss Minchin was a martinet who insisted that the schoolgirls in her charge observe each regulation to the letter.
2  They discover that the new teacher is a martinet.