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someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others

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Frequently any clue to an individual's credentials or background is omitted, making some information inaccessible to all but the biggest of know-alls.
Being harangued by comedians and assorted know-alls has finally convinced me that I'm in the No camp.
We are considered to be arrogant and know-alls and FIFA don't have to answer to anyone.
The ironic thing is that all the know-alls and mystics who are saying this is evidence of Southgate being useless were all the ones predicting at the start that we'd be in a relegation spot by now.
Most of us know-alls have been predicting yet another runaway triumph for Fergie and his fabulous five-star outfit but suddenly the quintuple looks a lot further away.
Burley will then lose his job and a nation of told-you-so know-alls will resurrect their campaign for Graeme Souness to take charge of the 10 games we'll play on our way to not making it to Poland and Ukraine in 2012.
GARDENING writers come over as such know-alls, so I was very interested in the refreshingly-honest comments about your vegetables.
Even those know-alls at the Oxford English Dictionary have attempted to solve the mystery.
They get obsessed and competitive and turn into know-alls.
You know the sort I mean - gift of the gab, glib, smooth, all the cliches going, the top know-alls of the bullshit industry.
Alan Kennedy, Tony Currie and Alan Rough were embarrassingly deficit of any vestige of general knowledge and thoroughly trounced by the extremely smug and superior know-alls who comprise the home team.
But how many of those know-alls know more about management, tactics and football than McCarthy?
To the outside world Stuart (Rhys Thomas), Ashley (Richard Madden) and Rachid (Kayvan Novak) look like angels of mercy, to their colleagues they're a trio of pedantic know-alls, and to the career alcoholics and late-night revellers on the swarming streets of Leeds, they're nothing more than glorified taxi drivers with one drop-off point - Accident & Emergency.
THEY SAY I WOULD like to ask a question, are we as equal As the know-alls say?