What does the word sceptic mean?

Usage examples for sceptic

  1. Where the mates collected the pail of live fishes for their pleasant and profitable hoax, and how, and when,- the sceptic might wonderingly ask; but a hoax it was. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  2. But then, I am a sceptic; I own it. – The Return by Walter de la Mare