Simple Definition of ignoramus
: a person who does not know much : an ignorant or stupid person
Examples of ignoramus
I can't believe they let an ignoramus like that run the company.
<only an ignoramus would be foiled by the building's security system>
Origin of ignoramus
Ignoramus, ignorant lawyer in Ignoramus (1615), play by George Ruggle, from Latin, literally, we are ignorant of
First Known Use: circa 1616
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