Translation of know-nothing in Spanish:


ignorante, n.

Pronunciation /ˈnoʊˌnəθɪŋ//ˈnəʊnʌθɪŋ/



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    ignorante feminine
    analfabeto masculine informal
    analfabeta feminine informal
    • It's an attempt by the know-nothings in Congress to pander to their constituencies and stir them up with idiotic talk of ‘unelected judges’ taking away their right.
    • While at first she had thought him a reckless know-nothing, she learned that first impressions were deceiving.
    • I hate these unfounded accusations made by know-nothings.
    • It's not the semi-literate know-nothings who pollute the comment boards of blogs with their repetitive drivel.
    • Is it possible that conservatives are actually the intellectuals, reading books and playing with ideas and thinking about issues, while liberals are, at least comparatively, the unreflective know-nothings?
    • In doing so, he echoes the line of many a know-nothing conservative before him.
    • The truth, bluntly, is that he is an irresponsible know-nothing.
    • The football authorities and club owners were snobbish, patronising know-nothings who treated the players like serfs.
    • You could hear it said on all sides, by various well-meaning know-nothings and celebrities, that the phenomenon was a product of ‘despair.’
    • After all, a bunch of arrogant know-nothings was trying to use the Internet to hijack industries that took decades or centuries to build.
    • Ironically, a nation of know-nothings is secretly guided by adherents of an esoteric political tradition rooted in a grand conversation among philosophers ranging from ancient Greece to Weimar Germany.
    • Burnside stands out from his peers; he's not a know-nothing writer but one with distinct theories about language and life.
    • Notice that she is not skeptical about the power of science; she is not the sort of know-nothing who doubts the claims of scientists to be able to change the world.
    • But to this know-nothing writer, this election seems different.
    • He was a maniac, a know-nothing who wanted to impose himself on the story, without having a clue what it was about.
    • In the eyes of the Star Tribune, he is one of the know-nothings and charlatans waging war on law and reason and science and medicine.
    • I love this country, but the bureaucracy and authoritarian know-nothings are making it hazardous in their lapses of common sense and justice.
    • Customer awareness is growing in part because the average buyer is fed up with callous treatment by apathetic clerks and know-nothing customer-service agents.
    • He gives the basics of the science behind his conclusions, very useful for a science know-nothing like myself, and the final few chapters try and draw out some lessons for us.
    • Doesn't that moon-faced know-nothing know when to give up?