The only true wisdom consists in knowing that you know nothing.
Socrates obviously knows that it's you.
by Frunklin October 19, 2010
Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher who is widely credited for laying the foundation for Western philosophy.
Rubin: "Socrates - he was like the Vince McMahon of philosophy, he started it all."
by AndTheCrowdGoesWild October 7, 2006
Going socrates is when somebody youre talking to starts to question things that are obvious to shift blame away from themselves when they are guilty. They take on the veneer of a philosopher to confuse the matter instead of owning up to the truth.

And some of you need to remember, this is not an encyclopedia. These other definitions have no place here. We have the rest of the internet to learn about socrates.
Derek: "Hey, remember that time when you were totally fucking drunk and almost wrecked when you drove home?"

Saul: "I wasnt that drunk, I mean what is drunk anyways? Is it five beers, or fifteen? Is it being loud and having fun, or passed out pissing yourself?"

Derek: "Oh god, its socrates again..."
by dauman January 7, 2010
Everyone thinks Socrates is the one of the smartest men to ever have lived, a genius among mortal men, but really he’s just an immATURE OVERLY EMOTIONAL MANIPULATIVE PIECE OF SKATA
Girl (me): Socrates I never should’ve dated you!! You were a mistake!
by howstheweather18 September 27, 2019
pronounced so - crates (like crepes but with a "t")

definition : So crazy
PERSON 1: Did you hear about Barbara sleeping with Frank?
PERSON 2: OMG no, thats like socrates!!
by Bdon96 November 16, 2014
verb

to play the fool and then figuratively judo-flip someone in conversation, as Socrates frequently does in Plato's dialogues
The philosophy freshman tried to Socrates the professor, but just made himself look like a pretentious fucking idiot.
by a nouny moose March 29, 2021