ultracrepidarian

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Etymology[edit]

Latin; see Ultracrepidarianism.

Noun[edit]

ultracrepidarian (plural ultracrepidarians)

  1. One who gives opinions on something beyond his or her knowledge.

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ultracrepidarian (comparative more ultracrepidarian, superlative most ultracrepidarian)

  1. Of a critic, giving opinions on something beyond his or her knowledge.
    • "[Inspector Queen] was the only person in New York who might be called, without intent to malign, an Ultracrepidarian critic. It was of the very nature of his job to find fault with small and insignificant details." -- The American Gun Mystery by Ellery Queen

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