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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person or thing that draws the attention away; Also: An incorrect choice among multiple-choice answers on a test.

Usage examples (39)
  • WRONG…a true distractor, maybe, but never a debator
  • The conversation is the distractor, not the phone itself.
  • "Do you suppose you can come up with a distractor, Tarma?"
  • But was he strong enough and alive enough for the distractor? for more
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