smatterer
noun see smatter I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Smatterer — Smat ter*er, n. One who has only a slight, superficial knowledge; a sciolist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smatterer — See smatter. * * * …   Universalium

  • smatterer — noun One who smatters; one who dabbles in or experiments with a little bit of everything, especially knowledge …   Wiktionary

  • smatterer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One lacking professional skill and ease in a particular pursuit: amateur, dabbler, dilettante, nonprofessional, uninitiate. See ABILITY …   English dictionary for students

  • smatterer — smat·ter·er || smætÉ™rÉ™(r) n. one who has superficial knowledge on specific topic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smatterer — n. Ignoramus, novice, sciolist …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • smatterer — smat·ter·er …   English syllables

  • smatterer — ərə(r) noun ( s) : one that smatters or has a smattering knowledge …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciolist — Sci o*list, n. [L. sciolus. See {Sciolous}.] One who knows many things superficially; a pretender to science; a smatterer. [1913 Webster] These passages in that book were enough to humble the presumption of our modern sciolists, if their pride… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Superficialist — Su per*fi cial*ist, n. One who attends to anything superficially; a superficial or shallow person; a sciolist; a smatterer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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