flat-earther

[ flat-ur-ther ]
/ ˈflætˈɜr θər /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. flat-bed press,
  2. flat-bed scanner,
  3. flat-bottomed,
  4. flat-bottomed rail,
  5. flat-coated retriever,
  6. flat-felled seam,
  7. flat-file,
  8. flat-footed,
  9. flat-grained,
  10. flat-joint pointing

Origin of flat-earther

1930–35; flat earth + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for flat-earther

flat-earther

noun

informal a person who does not accept or is out of touch with the realities of modern life
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