What does 'Devil's advocate' mean?
If someone plays Devil's advocate in an argument, they adopt a position they don't believe in just for the sake of the argument
- Category: Religion
Idioms similar to 'Devil's advocate'
- Better the devil you know
- Devil is in the detail
- Speak of the devil!
- Let the devil take the hindmost
- Devil may care
- If you lie down with the Devil, you will wake up in hell
- Between the devil and the deep blue sea
- Idle hands are the devil's handiwork
- Devil finds work for idle hands
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