Definitions for know-it-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


  1. know-it-all(Noun)

    Someone who obnoxiously claims to be knowledgeable on a subject.

    We had it all figured out, but this know-it-all marched in with "the correct way of solving it", leaving our experiment in shambles.


  1. Know-it-all

    A know-it-all or know-all is a person who obnoxiously purports an expansive comprehension of a topic and/or situation when in reality, his/her comprehension is inaccurate or limited. This display may or may not be directly expressed. The German word Besserwisser is also used in some languages, literally meaning "better knowing [person]".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of know-it-all in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Wooden:

    It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.

  2. John Wooden:

    It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

  3. Kim Hubbard:

    It's what we learn after we think we know it all that counts.

  4. John Wooden:

    It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Dare to ask questions whenever you are not clarified. Never feel too wise or too educated to learn something new from someone else/others. For, you don't know it all and you will never know it all. Yes! learning is meant to be a continuous process.

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