1. expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
- The physicist debunked the psychic's claims
Similar word(s): expose
Sentences with debunk as a verb:
- Sailing round the world debunked the theory that the earth was flat.
- Debunking the myth of the American West.
- That bullshit has already been debunked.
- A myth that has long been debunked.
- The explosion story was thoroughly debunked on National Public Radio in November 1999.