Definition of pansophist in English:

pansophist

noun

  • A person possessing or pretending to universal knowledge; an advocate of pansophy.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in R. D. Blackmore (1825–1900), novelist and fruit farmer. From pansophy + -ist.

Pronunciation

pansophist

/ˈpansəfɪst//panˈsɒfɪst/