Simple Definition of skeptic
: a person who questions or doubts something (such as a claim or statement) : a person who often questions or doubts things
Full Definition of skeptic
1 : an adherent or advocate of skepticism
2 : a person disposed to skepticism especially regarding religion or religious principles
Examples of skeptic
Skeptics have pointed out flaws in the researchers' methods.
You can believe in ghosts if you like, but I'm still a skeptic.
He is a skeptic and a cynic.
Origin of skeptic
Latin or Greek; Latin scepticus, from Greek skeptikos, from skeptikos thoughtful, from skeptesthai to look, consider — more at spy
First Known Use: 1587
SKEPTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of skeptic
: a person who has or shows doubt about something
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