3 definitions by SquarePegIX

Top Definition
A person who, while professing to teach skill in reasoning, concerned himself with ingenuity and specious effectiveness rather than soundness of argument. Later characterized by Plato as superficial manipulators of rhetoric and dialectic.
Jima seems to think that simply winning is more important than being right. It should come as no surprise, then, that his arguments are those of a sophist.
by SquarePegIX November 10, 2007
To annoyingly pester someone into an argument about trivial matters using thinly-veiled personal attacks.
"Did you see the video of that anchor on Fox News last night? He tried to pull a Jima on Richard Dawkins, trying to bait him into saying that atheism was a religion."
by SquarePegIX October 05, 2007
to talk down to as if one is a dominating woman; the feminine form of "patronize"
Yo, you gonna let your girlfriend matronize you like that?
by SquarePegIX July 10, 2008

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