\sˈɒfɪst], \sˈɒfɪst], \s_ˈɒ_f_ɪ_s_t]\
Definitions of SOPHIST
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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n. [Greek] A philosopher; a teacher of logic, rhetoric, and philosophy ;-afterwards in ancient Greece one of an inferior class of men who taught for hire rhetoric and music; hence, as applied by Aristotle, a false teacher of philosophy ; a dealer in verbal niceties, quibbles, subtle enigmas, and fallacies; a captious or fallacious reasoner.
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