having doubts that a claim or statement is true or that something will happen I am skeptical about his chances of winning. The public remain skeptical of these claims. She looked highly skeptical.adjectivejump to other results
NAmE//ˈskɛptɪkl//skeptical (about/of something)
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NAmE//ˈskeptɪkli//adverb The announcement was greeted skeptically by the press.