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walking encyclopedia

noun as in know-it-all

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I found her most intelligent and so far as my career on and off the stage was concerned she was a walking encyclopedia.

Blind Tom's memory was a blank on most subjects, but he was a walking encyclopedia on music.

He knew precisely what she would say; Ann was a kind of walking encyclopedia of the conventions.

As a "professor" I always felt myself a sham, with its chief duties of being a walking encyclopedia of erudition.

In fact I was a veritable walking-encyclopedia filled with a mass of information, most of which was of no earthly account.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to walking encyclopedia, such as: smart aleck, wise guy, braggart, brain, intellectual, and windbag.

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