Synonyms for debunk

Synonyms for (verb) debunk

Synonyms: debunk, expose

Definition: expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas

Usage: The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Similar words: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast

Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule

Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

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