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Noun: debunking  di'búng-king or ,dee'búng-king
  1. The exposure of falseness or pretensions
    "the debunking of religion has been too successful";
    - repudiation
Verb: debunk  di'búngk or ,dee'búngk
  1. Uncover while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
    "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims";
    - expose

Derived forms: debunkings

Type of: blackguard, exposure, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast

Encyclopedia: Debunking