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Definition of sophist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sophist

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈsɑfɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1a teacher of philosophy in ancient Greece, especially one with an attitude of doubting that statements are true
  2. 2 a person who uses intelligent but wrong arguments
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sophist