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  • as inknow-it-all
  • as inlearned person
  • as inman of letters

synonyms for walking encyclopedia

  • smart aleck
  • wise guy
  • braggart
  • brain
  • intellectual
  • windbag
  • wiseacre
  • smart-ass
  • smarty-pants
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How to use walking encyclopedia in a sentence

Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
A delightful instance of this fell under my own observation, as I was walking on Hampstead Heath.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Why he did that, instead of walking around on the shore, Jimmy Rabbit couldn't understand.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The evening previous to his death he was walking about the farm, in the full possession of all his faculties of mind and body.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
They had moved away from the tables now, and were walking very slowly down the room.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Ascension being a holiday here, all we pianists made up a walking party out to Tiefurt, about two miles distant.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They were walking down a corridor, and Miss Thangue was peering through her lorgnette at the cards on the doors.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She had been walking alone with her arms hanging limp, letting her white skirts trail along the dewy path.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
There was only one obstacle to his walking quietly and comfortably away, which was that the door was locked and the key gone.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WALKING ENCYCLOPEDIA

  • braggart
  • brain
  • intellectual
  • smart aleck
  • smart-ass
  • smarty-pants
  • walking encyclopedia
  • windbag
  • wise guy
  • wiseacre
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.