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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francois Villon:

    I know all except myself.

  2. Jeff Dorson:

    As we know all too well, people can be cruel and heartless.

  3. Quentin Crisp:

    To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody.

  4. Elaine Tse:

    Our job now is to get to know all the companies listed domestically.

  5. James Grover Thurber:

    It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.

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