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

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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

  3. Origin: [L., we are ignorant. See Ignore.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ignoramus

    ig-nō-rā′mus, n. the word formerly written by a grand-jury on the back of an indictment, meaning that they rejected it: an ignorant person, esp. one making a pretence to knowledge:—pl. Ignorā′muses. [L., 'We are ignorant,' 1st pers. pl. pres. indic. of ignorāre.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. ignoramus

    Any man who flatters himself that he is educated.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignoramus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignoramus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kin Hubbard:

    Of all the unbearable nuisances, the ignoramus that has travelled is the worst.

  2. Rand Paul:

    Someone is an ignoramus who would say, 'Oh, we've had three hurricanes this year, this proves that somehow the climate is warming,'.

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