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    I'm looking for a noun.

    How do you call a person who completely lacks knowledge about something but pretends to be knowledgeable in that area? Pedantic? Or is there any other words?

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    Re: I'm looking for a noun.

    A pedant is normally knowledgeable, even if their knowledge is limited in scope. We have words like ignoramus and iigot, bt they don't fit exactly- I'll have a think and see if I can think of something.

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