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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ignorant person; Also: Member of an American political party prominent from 1853 to 1856.

Usage examples (34)
  • So let's call the bluffs of know-nothing partisans.
  • After all I didn't actually accuse David of being a know-nothing.
  • How did know-nothing atheism and lazy theology grab the spotlight?
  • I looked at her with my know-nothing face, but inside I was trembling. for more
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