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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that exposes or excoriates (a claim, assertion, sentiment, etc.) as being pretentious, false, or exaggerated:

Usage examples (34)
  • This growth appears to be striking nerves in the "debunker" community.
  • And in Seth's rather limited view, "debunker" translates to "one of the good guys."
  • Every "debunker" argument leveled against the nano-thermite paper reeks of faulty reasoning and ignorance of the facts.
  • So here I am playing "debunker" again, describing an event that I insist never really happened except on a semi-conscious level. for more
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