Definitions for "Ignoramus"
A person unacquainted with certain kinds of knowledge familiar to yourself, and having certain other kinds that you know nothing about. Dumble was an ignoramus, Mumble was for learning famous. Mumble said one day to Dumble: "Ignorance should be more humble. Not a spark have you of knowledge That was got in any college." Dumble said to Mumble: "Truly You're self-satisfied unduly. Of things in college I'm denied A knowledge -- you of all beside." Borelli
Ignoramus is a college farce by George Ruggle (1575 - 1622) based on an Italian comedy by Della Porta. It was written and produced in Clare College, Cambridge in 1615 for James I of England. The play satirizes the college recorder, Brackyn, who is represented as the Ignoramus of the title.
Keywords:  dunce, vain, stupid, pretender, person
A stupid, ignorant person; a vain pretender to knowledge; a dunce.
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We are ignorant; we ignore; -- being the word formerly written on a bill of indictment by a grand jury when there was not sufficient evidence to warrant them in finding it a true bill. The phrase now used is, "No bill," "No true bill," or "Not found," though in some jurisdictions "Ignored" is still used.
Keywords:  person
an ignorant person