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Among other incredulous moments, Carlson would often claim she needed Google or a dictionary to look up words she most certainly knew, such as ignoramus and czar.

If I were a reactionary ignoramus, those numbers would make me plenty nervous.

As a recovering ignoramus, I ordered a used copy of Shababo's Love in Safed before I finished Ziffer's post.

Is he really an ignoramus mistakenly granted admission ahead of deserving students because his parents know the right people?

A demagogue must be neither an educated nor an honest man; he has to be an ignoramus and a rogue.

Plotz was, by his own estimation, an inattentive Jew, a biblical ignoramus.

This fellow was an ignoramus, did not even understand the Jewish language, and made use therefore of Russian.

Any political ignoramus, if hoisted to the "bench," has judicial authority to declare the law,—it is absolute.

Why is one born into this world an ignoramus, knowing nothing of the laws, customs and usage one inadvertently breaks?

"If that luncheon was not expensive, then I am indeed an ignoramus," said Dolly, when they began to figure out its cost.

But fools will rush in where angels fear to tread, and Ignoramus walks with confidence where Eruditus fears to take a step.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ignoramus, such as: blockhead, dimwit, dunce, fool, idiot, and imbecile.

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