What does the word sophist mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who argues cleverly but fallaciously.

Usage examples for sophist

  1. " I am no sophist, and I am not in the habit of shifting my conscience. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. Douglas is something of a sophist. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters