What does the word ignoramus mean?

Usage examples for ignoramus

  1. We but append the legal indorsement ignoramus, we do not know. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  2. Since she had asserted the grass would absorb everything, its failure to absorb the salt proved beyond all doubt she was an ignoramus, a dangerous charlatan, and a crazy woman, better locked up, who had destroyed Southern California to her own obscure benefit. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  3. So they continued in absolute amity until what is virtually universal suffrage was introduced and the ignoramus became the tool of every political knave. – The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent by S.M. Hussey