HyperDic: debunk

English > 1 sense of the word debunk:
VERBcommunicationdebunk, exposeexpose while ridiculing
debunk > pronunciation
Rhymesbunk ... trunk: 19 rhymes with ahngk...
English > debunk: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningexpose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false / false claims and ideas.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
Narrowerunmask, uncloakreveal the true nature of
Broaderridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke funsubject to laughter or ridicule
Nounsdebunkingthe exposure of falseness or pretensions

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