wouldn't you know it?

Definition of wouldn't you know it?

informal

  1. —used to say that something annoying that has happened is the kind of thing that often happens I was running late and—wouldn't you know?—I rushed off without my purse. “He's late again.” “Wouldn't you know it?!”

Word by Word Definitions

wouldn'tplay
  1. :  would not

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

knowplay
  1. :  to perceive directly :  have direct cognition of

    :  to have understanding of

    :  to recognize the nature of :  discern

  1. :  knowledge


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