- (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈbʌŋk/, /diːˈbʊŋk/
- (US) enPR: dĭ-bŭngkʹ, dē-bŭngkʹ, IPA(key): /dɪˈbʌŋk/, /ˌdiːˈbʌŋk/
- Rhymes: -ʌŋk
- (transitive) To discredit, or expose to ridicule the falsehood or the exaggerated claims of something
- Sailing round the world debunked the theory that the earth was flat.
to discredit or expose the falsehood of something