Definitions for ignoramusˌɪg nəˈreɪ məs, -ˈræm əs; -mi, -maɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ig•no•ra•musˌɪg nəˈreɪ məs, -ˈræm əs; -mi, -maɪ(n.)(pl.)-mus•es, -mi

  1. an extremely ignorant person.

Origin of ignoramus:

1615–20; < L ignōrāmus we are ignorant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignoramus, know nothing, uneducated person(noun)

    an ignorant person

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignoramus(noun)

    we are ignorant; we ignore; -- being the word formerly written on a bill of indictment by a grand jury when there was not sufficient evidence to warrant them in finding it a true bill. The phrase now used is, "No bill," "No true bill," or "Not found," though in some jurisdictions "Ignored" is still used

  2. Ignoramus(noun)

    a stupid, ignorant person; a vain pretender to knowledge; a dunce

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. ignoramus

    Any man who flatters himself that he is educated.


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