betweter

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Etymology[edit]

Ca. 1600, from obsolete bet weten (to know better) +‎ -er, thus “better-knower”, one who always knows it better. Bet was the adverbial form of beter (better). Compare German Besserwisser.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

betweter m (plural betweters, diminutive betwetertje n)

  1. know-it-all