know nothing


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Noun1.know nothing - an ignorant personknow nothing - an ignorant person      
unskilled person - a person who lacks technical training
aliterate, aliterate person - a person who can read but is disinclined to derive information from literary sources
illiterate, illiterate person, nonreader - a person unable to read
References in classic literature ?
We know nothing at all of Chaucer as a boy, nothing of where he went to school, nor do we know if he ever went to college.
Of what befell Chaucer in France we know nothing, except that he was taken prisoner, and that the King, Edward III, himself gave
All that, monsieur, passed more rapidly than I can tell it, and I know nothing more.
I know nothing more, monsieur, than that a man threw himself upon me and that I fired at him.
Even people whose lives have been made various by learning, sometimes find it hard to keep a fast hold on their habitual views of life, on their faith in the Invisible, nay, on the sense that their past joys and sorrows are a real experience, when they are suddenly transported to a new land, where the beings around them know nothing of their history, and share none of their ideas-- where their mother earth shows another lap, and human life has other forms than those on which their souls have been nourished.
In the meantime do nothing - know nothing when you see Mr.
And just look at these men: their eye saith it--they know nothing better on earth than to lie with a woman.
She knew it was useless to ask Madame Ratignolle, who was on the most distant terms with the musician, and preferred to know nothing concerning her.
If Miss Emily asks questions--you know nothing about it.
Upon my word, madam,' says I, `I know nothing of the matter.
You know nothing, then, of the object of his present visit to England?
You seem to find it hard to believe, but I can assure you that I know nothing.