- Rhymes: -eɪməs
Etymology 1After the lawyer Ignoramus, the titular character in the 1615 play by Georges Ruggle; from "we do not know".
A totally ignorant person
- German: Ignorant
Etymology 2Directly from "we do not know".
- Ignoramus redirects here. For other meanings see .
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