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

     

    distractor

     noun
    noun
    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