know-it-all know-it-all

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others

Usage(s):

  1. Instead of coming across as a condescending know-it-all older sister, PopSugar doles out news and advice like an awesome new best friend.
  2. BIO With a perfect eye for brand positioning, the hyperactive, know-it-all, anything-for-a-trade Jim Cramer has come to personify the tech-fueled bull market he promotes.
  3. He was lampooned as a brash know-it-all, arrogant and at the mercy of a wife who allegedly pelted the hired help with shoes.

News

  1. Mister Know-It-All : Can I Play Zeppelin for My Kid Instead of Inane Toddler Music?

    You've heard music is good for your kid's brain, but does it matter what tunes you spin? Mister Know-It-All weighs in on the age-old debate: Led Zeppelin or The Wiggles?        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Who's the worst backseat driver? (Hint: Not the kids)

    There are few things more frustrating as a driver than being nagged by a know-it-all passenger. But who makes the worst backseat (or side-seat) driver?According to a new survey, spouses – whether husbands or wives – top the list, while children are usually the least irritating passengers. That’s something both men and women agree on, according to a poll of 500 drivers by Insurance.com. Read more ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  • "Tell me a story," Wallace would ask and Franzen recalled conjuring a "stubborn control freak and know-it-all" ("So are you!"
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Jonathan Franzen Source: FOXNews

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