Dictionary Definition- A pedant is a person who is overly concerned with formalism and precision, or who makes a show of his learning. [Source:Wikipedia]
Network Dictionary – What people turn into when they review your design documentation. Suddenly people who are barely literate become grammar experts, or point out your past participle, or other esoteric grammar mistakes. The fact that the document will be read by no-one one it’s signed off is irrelevant.