See also: flat earther

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flat-earth +‎ -er

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flat-earther (plural flat-earthers)

  1. A person who believes or advocates the theory that the planet Earth is flat.
  2. (figurative, by extension, derogatory) A person who believes or advocates an outlandish, discredited theory; a person who refuses to acknowledge the truth despite overwhelming evidence.
    • 2008, Bob Sweere, "Voice of the Day: Global warming? Yes," (Missouri), 16 Jun. (retrieved 1 July 2008),
      Global warming is settled, unless you are a flat earther or an energy company apologist.

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