This page is about the dysphemism apologist
Meaning: a person who defends someone or something that's often criticized
- The army's apologists say the hospital was bombed by mistake, but they bombed it on purpose.
- Apologists for gun manufacturers often say: "People kill people, not guns".
This is a dysphemism that can be used instead of more neutral words like "spokesperson" or "representative". It's used by people who believe a spokesperson isn't telling the truth, or is distorting the truth, in order to defend the organization or person they are speaking on behalf of.
An apologist for corrupt politicians is someone who
This entry is in the following categories:
Contributor: Matt Errey