What does know-all mean?

Definitions for know-all

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. know-it-all, know-all(noun)

    someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others

Webster Dictionary

  1. Know-all(noun)

    one who knows everything; hence, one who makes pretension to great knowledge; a wiseacre; -- usually ironical


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of know-all in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of know-all in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Blaise Pascal:

    Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

  2. John Kasich:

    I'll let you know, when the time comes, whether I'm going to do it or I'm not going to do it; I'll let you know all my thinking.

  3. President Obama:

    We don’t know all the details of the attack in Chattanooga but we do know ISIL (Islamic State) has encouraged attacks on servicemembers.

  4. Jorge Luis Borges:

    The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.

  5. Geoff Thomas:

    We know Lance's involvement has split opinion so we've tried to be as respectful as possible, the stages Lance will be riding come toward the end of week two when I know all the( charity) riders will need some support.

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