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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:

    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

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