What does the word cynic mean?

Usage examples for cynic

  1. The Cynic lives for the salvation of his fellow creatures. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  2. A cynic might suggest as the motto of modern life this simple legend,-" just as good as the real." – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  3. All the world isn't a cynic like you. – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt