Definition of pseudosopher in US English:

pseudosopher

noun

rare
  • A sham or spurious philosopher; a person who falsely believes himself or herself to be wise.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Punch. From pseudo- + -sopher. Compare Hellenistic Greek ψευδόσοϕος falsely wise, post-classical Latin pseudosophus.

Pronunciation

pseudosopher

/s(j)uːˈdɒsəfə/