[ soo-doh-in-tl-ek-choo-uhl ]
/ ˌsu doʊˌɪn tlˈɛk tʃu əl /
of, relating to, or characterized by fraudulent intellectuality; unscholarly: a pseudointellectual book.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pseudointellectualpseu·do·in·tel·lec·tu·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for pseudointellectual
As soon as I heard this long, desperate stream of pseudointellectual gibberish, I knew instantly that this thing was doomed.