[ flat-ur-ther ]
/ ˈflætˈɜr θər /
a person who adheres to the idea that the earth is flat.
a person who clings to an idea or theory that has long been proved wrong.
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Origin of flat-earther
1930–35; flat earth + -er1
Words nearby flat-earther
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British Dictionary definitions for flat-earther
informal a person who does not accept or is out of touch with the realities of modern life
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