Definition of distractor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪˈstræktə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈstræktər//
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  1. 1a person or thing that takes your attention away from what you should be doing
  2. 2one of the wrong answers in a multiple-choice test
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: distractor