The label applied to anyone who says something you don't understand.
He studies just to make his pseudointellectual banter harder for me to understand.
by Dr John July 15, 2012
Derogatory term aimed at people giving information, and sometimes misinformation, without the credentials to do so. These people often type as if they are scientists, blindly citing wikipedia.
X: You're retarded so who cares about your opininon, Y.
Y: According to wikipedia, and I cite, that is an argumentum ad hominem, or a logical fallacy attempting to link the validity of a premise to a characteristic or belief of the opponent advocating the premise.
X: Stop being a pseudo-intellectual.
by tinygiantz March 22, 2011
The person who wrote the first defintion of the word is the epitome of what this word means.
The person's username indicates what a pseudo-intellectual that he or she is and the fact that he is gay and thirsty for wanting to be fucked so badly.
by anonUD January 12, 2008
Someone who tries to sound smart by defining "pseudo-intellectual," while displaying a lack of proper grammar, sentence structure, or correct spelling. Said person is often found to have a fairly large amount of unwarranted arrogance. You are a chode.
Every single person who tried to define "pseudo-intellectual" just made themself out to be quite farcical. Their parents must be siblings.
by Us People July 06, 2009
Tom O'Brien is the quintessence of a pseudo-intellectual.

He wants to become some sort of engineer, unfortunately his SAT scores don't synchronize.
Person 1:Why are you wearing that beige colored hat?
THOB: To my superior knowledge, I believe that such a hat is worthy enough to be placed upon my educated head...for no reason other than pleasure and sophistication.
Person 1: ...uh, stop trying to impress me with your faux intelligence, cretin.
by RichardKarn December 10, 2004
Being a person marked by having
1. The ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations
2. The skilled use of reason
3. The ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective criteria
apparently rather than actually as stated.
A person who pretends to be intelligent but isn't is a pseudointellectual
by GM Yami Yokaze December 20, 2004
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