someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
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.
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]".
The numerical value of know-it-all in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of know-it-all in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's what we learn after we think we know it all that counts.
No one knows everything. Oh! yes, you might have seen it all. But, you don't know it all yet and you will never know it all. Thus, keep on learning something new from everyone and from everything you come across. ~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.
Dare to ask questions whenever you are not clarified. Never feel too wise or too educated to learn something new from someone else or others. For, you don't know it all and you will never know it all. Yes! learning is meant to be a continuous process.
A know-all or know-it-all is a person who behaves as if he or she knows everything. Now listen up, no one knows everything, regardless of world renowned professors and intellectuals. Oh! yes, even you personally you don't know everything and you will never know everything, no matter your level of education or qualification. Thus, disregard whatever you think you know presently and then humble yourself in order to learn something new from someone else or others. ~Emeasoba George
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Translations for know-it-all
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- setciènciesCatalan, Valencian
- Besserwisser, Klugscheißer, Neunmalkluger, Schulmeister, Schlaumeier, Rechthaber, SchlaubergerGerman
- sabiondo, sabelotodoSpanish
- sasijakitun, sasijakintsuBasque
- besserwisser, kaikkitietäväFinnish
- M. Je-Sais-ToutFrench
- wiisprater, wiisnoasWestern Frisian
- sa tutto, sapientone, saputelloItalian
- whakaputa mōhio, ngutu huiaMāori
- forståsegpåer, besserwisserNorwegian
- wijsneus, betweterDutch
- bedreviter, viktigperNorwegian
- sabichão, sabe-tudo, sabichonaPortuguese
- всезнайка, знайкаRussian
- besserwisser, viktigpetterSwedish
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