Synonyms for ignoramus
Antonyms for ignoramus
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IGNORAMUS
But I am only an ignoramus, and certainly failed to understand everything in it.
Here is an ignoramus, and Dogberry is placed on the judge's bench.
From this Claude went on to remark with asperity that Murillo painted like an ignoramus.
The other women agreed with him, and snubbed the ignoramus, who retired from the controversy.
Which does not by any means prove that young Tom was an ignoramus.
Some ignoramus, or some wit, had dubbed him the King of Ireland, and he was playing to the part.
Judging by her looks, she must have thought me an ignoramus.
He may be an ignoramus, but he possesses the golden alphabet.
No, I am the public, and this ignoramus—this Cerberus—won't let me in!
She realized that Helen was by no means the ignoramus Belle and Hortense said.
1570s, from an Anglo-French legal term (early 15c.), from Latin ignoramus "we do not know," first person present indicative of ignorare "not to know" (see ignorant). The legal term was one a grand jury could write on a bill when it considered the prosecution's evidence insufficient. Sense of "ignorant person" came from the title role of George Ruggle's 1615 play satirizing the ignorance of common lawyers.