ignoramus meaning, ignoramus definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( ignoramuses    plural  ) If you describe someone as an ignoramus, you are being critical of them because they do not have the knowledge you think they ought to have.  
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ass, blockhead, bonehead     (slang)   dolt, donkey, duffer     (informal)   dullard, dunce, fathead     (informal)   fool, illiterate, lowbrow, numbskull or numskull, numpty     (Scot. informal)   simpleton  

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