doubter Definition

a person who has doubts or lacks confidence in something.

Using doubter: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "doubter" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    As a doubter of climate change, he refused to believe the scientific evidence.

  • Example

    She is a doubter of his abilities and doesn't think he can succeed.

  • Example

    The team's doubters were proven wrong when they won the championship.

doubter Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with doubter

  • to believe someone's statement, without proof, that something good will happen rather than something bad


    I'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt and assume he'll show up on time.

  • beyond a shadow of a doubt

    completely certain; without any possibility of doubt


    The evidence against him was beyond a shadow of a doubt, so he was found guilty.

  • a person who is skeptical and refuses to believe without direct personal experience


    He's such a doubting Thomas that he won't believe anything until he sees it with his own eyes.


Summary: doubter in Brief

A 'doubter' [ˈdaʊtər] is a person who lacks confidence or has doubts about something. It is often used to describe people who are skeptical or cynical, as in 'As a doubter of climate change, he refused to believe the scientific evidence.' 'Doubter' can be used in phrases like 'give someone the benefit of the doubt,' meaning to believe someone's statement without proof, and 'beyond a shadow of a doubt,' meaning completely certain.