Idiom of the Week: Mr./Miss Know It All

Meaning: Someone who thinks they know everything; someone who thinks they’re always right.


“The capital of New York State is Albany, not New York City.” “Thanks, Mr. Know It All.”

Her coworkers didn’t like her. They thought she was a Miss Know It All.

I don’t know. Go ask Mr. Know It All over there.


Pop Quiz:

If someone calls you a Mr. or Miss Know It All, they’re…

A.  complimenting you.

B.  thanking you.

C.  insulting you.

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The correct answer is C. Being called a Miss or Mr. Know It All is a bad thing. If someone calls you that, they’re saying you’re arrogant – that you think you know everything, but you really don’t. Sorry for sounding like a Mr. Know It All!


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