debunker
noun see debunk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Debunker — A debunker is an individual who attempts to discredit and contradict claims as being false, exaggerated or pretentious.[1] The term is closely associated with skeptical investigation of, or in some cases irrational resistance to, controversial… …   Wikipedia

  • Debunker — Démystification La démystification (en anglais debunking) désigne l action de prouver l inexactitude de théories ou d affirmations en utilisant les divers outils de la logique et de la science. Les debunkeurs appliquent ces outils à ce qu ils… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • debunker — debunk ► VERB 1) discredit (a widely held opinion). 2) reduce the inflated reputation of. DERIVATIVES debunker noun …   English terms dictionary

  • debunker — See debunk. * * * …   Universalium

  • debunker — noun Someone who debunks …   Wiktionary

  • debunker — Synonyms and related words: Thersites, backbiter, belittler, calumniator, caustic critic, cynic, decrier, defamer, deflater, depreciator, derogator, detractor, disparager, hatchet man, knocker, libeler, muckraker, mudslinger, railer, slanderer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • debunker — n. one who reveals the truth; one who exposes falseness and inaccuracy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • debunker — bunkered …   Anagrams dictionary

  • debunker — de·bunk·er …   English syllables

  • debunker — de·bunk (dē bŭngk’) tr.v. de·bunked, de·bunk·ing, de·bunks ▸ To expose or ridicule the falseness, sham, or exaggerated claims of: »debunk a supposed miracle drug. de·bunk’er n. Word History: The bunk in debunk came from a place where much bunk… …   Word Histories

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