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A person who pretends to be knowledgeable and well informed.
- ‘We've become so disappointed with, and repulsed by, the agenda-driven reporting of most of the paper's sciolist (useful word) columnists that we've cancelled our subscription.’
Early 17th century: from late Latin sciolus (diminutive of Latin scius knowing, from scire know) + -ist.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.