a person who has no opinion or is undecided, as in answering an item on a public-opinion poll.

Origin of don't-know

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for don't know

don't know


a person who has not reached a definite opinion on a subject, esp as a response to a questionnaire
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