know-nothing definition

  • noun:
    • a completely ignorant person; an ignoramus.
    • An anti-intellectual.
    • An agnostic.
    • A member of a political party in the us throughout the 1850s that has been antagonistic toward recent immigrants and Roman Catholics.
    • an associate of a secret governmental organization in america, the chief things which had been the proscription of foreigners by the repeal of naturalization laws and regulations, and exclusive chosen native People in america for workplace.
    • One destitute of knowledge; person who is ignorant, or which professes ignorance, of something; an ignoramus.
    • [capitalized] A member of alleged American celebration (which see, under United states). See also quote.
    • an ignorant individual
  • others:
    • Very ignorant.

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