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know-it-all

[ noh-it-awl ]SEE DEFINITION OF know-it-all

Synonyms for know-it-all

  • smart aleck
  • wise guy
  • braggart
  • brain
  • intellectual
  • windbag
  • wiseacre
  • smart-ass
  • smarty-pants
  • walking encyclopedia
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KNOW-IT-ALL

"She is—and she's just what you need," said Sue, with that know-it-all smile of hers.

Lewis was one of these stuck-up, know-it-all johnnies, not long breeched.

He is impressed with the suggestion that the speaker is a "know-it-all" fellow.

He must keep in sympathetic touch with the new, damning the know-it-all frame of mind.

None of the new girls appeared to be inclined toward a “know-it-all” attitude, for which Jane was grateful.

"I've a good mind not to tell you, Mr. Know-it-all," exclaimed Johnny Chuck.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR KNOW-IT-ALL

arrogant

adjectivehaving exaggerated self-opinion

boastful

adjectivebragging
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