conspiracy theorist

noun
plural conspiracy theorists

Definition of conspiracy theorist

: a person who proposes or believes in a conspiracy theory Distrust of the numbers is why one group of dissenters—government conspiracy theorists—grow during pandemics.— Hank Campbell

First Known Use of conspiracy theorist

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Conspiracy theorist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conspiracy%20theorist. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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