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know-it-all

(nō′ĭt-ôl′)
n. Informal
One who acts as if he or she knows everything, as by offering unsolicited advice or rejecting others' suggestions.

know′-it-all′ adj.

know-it-all

n
another word for know-all

know′-it-all`



n.
a person who acts as though he or she had better knowledge or understanding than anyone else.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.know-it-all - someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person

know-it-all

noun
Informal. One who is obnoxiously self-assertive and arrogant:
Translations

know-it-all

[ˈnəʊɪtɔːl] N (US) (pej) → sabelotodo mf inv, sabihondo/a m/f

know-it-all

مَغْرُورٌ بِعِلْمِهِ rozumbrada bedrevidende person Besserwisser παντογνώστης sabihondo kaikkitietävä monsieur je-sais-tout sveznalica saccente 知ったかぶりをする人 아는 체하는 사람 wijsneus bedreviter mądrala sabe tudo всезнайка besserwisser คนที่แกล้งทำเป็นรู้มากกว่าคนอื่น bilgiç người tự cho rằng mình biết mọi thứ 自以为无所不知的人
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