Thesaurus / martinet
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In these she was a martinet, and would appropriate a fat pack at Beggar-my-neighbour with infinite gusto.

Memoirs of a MidgetWalter de la Mare

Like its adjacent rooms, the cabin was untenanted; the watch was the mate's, and Stryker a martinet.

The Black BagLouis Joseph Vance

Cleve pointed with a martinet gesture toward the smoked-out cigar butt he'd thrown to the ground.

The Terrible AnswerArthur G. Hill

He was a martinet in mathematics; whereas Nan found him a most lovable and delightful instructor in architectural drawing.

With the Martinet astern, the skipper let her pay off and run for the end of the Breakwater.

The SeinersJames B. (James Brendan) Connolly

They always say he's more of a martinet at home than ever he was in the Army.

I spent five months at sea, and seven on shore, and Captain Vincent being a martinet.

Humphrey BoldHerbert Strang

A martinet is a man of limited intellect, afraid of his own inferior knowledge.

John BrownCaptain R. W. Campbell

He believed in the protocol to the letter; he was a martinet of a Dean.

Martinet seems also to have introduced the copper pontoons with which Louis bridged the Rhine in 1672.

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