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a person who pretends to know something; a gossip; a busybody1871A Terrible TemptationSoon after this a gaping quidnunc came to Sir Charles and told him Lady Bassett was felling trees in North Wood.1899The TatlerThe insignificancy of my manners to the rest of the world makes the laughers call me a quidnunc, a phrase I shall never inquire what they mean by it.1903Such is Life'I neither know him nor do I feel any aching void in consequence,' I replied, pointedly interpolating, in two places, the quidnunc's flowers of speech.