(also walking dictionary)
See parent entry: walk
Definition of walking encyclopedia in English:
informal A person who has an impressive knowledge of facts or words: he was a walking encyclopedia of facts on organized crime
More example sentences
- Henry's a walking encyclopaedia of Manchester City knowledge.
- The man is a walking encyclopedia, with vast knowledge of history, the classics, politics, and anything else one can possibly think of.
- He is a walking encyclopedia of names, dates and facts relating to the history of the sport and the Hall of Fame.
Definition of walking encyclopedia in:
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