associated with doubting, not believing, not accepting
You should be skeptical of a fortune teller whose crystal ball has three finger holes in it.
by yorrick hunt January 23, 2008
when you are weary of someone's good natured actions; to not wholeheartedly believe
Even though you appear to be doing a good thing, I will always be skeptical of your behavior
by Meadow Soprano February 17, 2006
Way of thinking, think's for self, not accepting of all ideas, including religion....a group of people who come together to promote critical thinking and self thought....

Man:Hey, you see John Edwards last night? He talked to the dead!

Skeptic: He uses something called Cold Reading, he isn't even very good at it.

Man:.....Smart ass

Skeptic: Dumb ass.
by AGENT-ADAIR November 22, 2005
A human who claims to use logic, science, and reason to irrationally confirm their biases.
Skeptic: I only believe the evidence.

Someone: Here's some evidence.

Skeptic: Sorry that's the wrong kind of evidence. I prefer evidence I already agree with.
by Dr of stupidity November 17, 2019
Colloquially refers to a pseudo intellectual cynic who hides behind the rouse of critical thinking to support their lack of belief in anything they haven't read in Scientific American.

They think they know everything about everything when in actuality a skeptic is the mirror image of the people they despise because they believe what they want to believe despite evidence to the contrary.
Yoga instructor: Namaste

Skeptic: There is no evidence that yoga is beneficial for anything. Any claims of the healing power of yoga can only be attributed to a placebo effect.

Yoga instructor: What a douche.
by HmmmIsee March 17, 2011
Typing it is like playing ping pong on your keyboard
"Hey did you know that typing skepticism is like playing pong with your keyboard?"

"Ok, but why did I need to know this?"

"It's cool! Right? R-r-right?..."
by Bruhtard December 11, 2020
1. The amount of skepticism
2. The act of being skeptical
"I don't believe in the Zodiac."

"Dude, I'm questioning your skepticality. You read your horoscope, like, every day!"
by Cosman246 July 10, 2009