1. expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas

- The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Similar word(s): expose

Definition categories: communication, blackguard, guy, rib, ridicule, roast

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.