know-it-all
noun Date: 1895 one who claims to know everything; also one who disdains advice • know-it-all adjective

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  • Know-it-all — n. One who knows everything; hence, a person who makes pretension to great knowledge, especially one whose didactic conversational habit conspicuously reveals his belief that he has superior knowledge on many subjects; a wiseacre; a know all; us …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Know-it-all — or know all is an epithet applied to any person who exhibits the belief that he or she possesses a superior intellect and wealth of knowledge, and shows a determination to demonstrate his perceived superiority at every opportunity. ee also* Whiz… …   Wikipedia

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  • know-it-all — {n.} A person who acts as if he knows all about everything; someone who thinks no one can tell him anything new. * /After George was elected as class president, he wouldn t take suggestions from anyone; he became a know it all./ Also used like an …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • know-it-all — {n.} A person who acts as if he knows all about everything; someone who thinks no one can tell him anything new. * /After George was elected as class president, he wouldn t take suggestions from anyone; he became a know it all./ Also used like an …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • know-it-all — /noh it awl /, n. 1. a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others. adj. 2. of or characteristic of a know it all. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Little Know It All — Single infobox Name = Little Know it All Artist = Iggy Pop Sum 41 from Album = Skull Ring Released = 2003 Format = CD Recorded = 2002 Genre = Punk rock Length = 3:33 Label = Virgin, Island Records Producer = Greig Nori, Deryck Whibley Chart… …   Wikipedia

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