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dev·il's advocate
n.
One who argues against a cause or position, not as a committed opponent but simply for the sake of argument or to determine the validity of the cause or position.
Roman Catholic Church. An official appointed to present arguments against a proposed canonization or beatification.
by Maine Event April 05, 2004
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Referring to women who are sexually or romantically attracted to other women. Applies to both lesbians and bisexual women, as it is only the same-sex attraction that matters, not any other attractions the women may have.

Originates from the Greek poet Sappho, a bisexual woman from the Isle of Lesbos, from which we get the term lesbian.
The sapphic women greatly enjoyed each others company.
by whatisdead June 25, 2015
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One who argues against a popular cause or position, not as a committed opponent but simply to make people discuss and consider it in more detail.
Person: lets go swimming
Devils advocate: people pee in the pool, do you really want to go?
by Jaxi December 26, 2005
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One who takes up the opposite argument to another person's statement or position, just to cause a problem for them.
by tired of the devil December 18, 2008
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This awesome movie where Al Pacino plays the Devil and owns everybody in New York City, but more importantly is taking his gangster roles in Scarface and The Godfather to a greater level of sophistication.
Holy shit! Al Pacino is so cool and bad ass, he was cast as fucking Satan.
by T Hizzle April 22, 2005
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someone who chooses to say the opposite of what another person thinks or says, simply to be an asshole.
P1: "I really like apple pie."
P2: "apple pie is disgusting, I hate it"
P3: "Geez, P2, stop being such a devil's advocate, its annoying."
P2: "I'm just stating my opinion, chill out."
by MY2K January 03, 2006
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